Fire crews tackled a mystery bedroom blaze early this morning.

Three crews were called to the scene at 3.39am at Ayletts Farm, Plaistow Green Road, Halstead.

Initially only two crews were deployed to the scene after reports that a first floor bedroom was 100% alight.

However, the incident commander called for an additional crews for breathing apparatus capability.

An Essex Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “At 4:24am, firefighters reported that good progress was being made and that they had gained access to the bedroom.

“By 4.41am, the fire had been extinguished and crews were turning over and damping down.”

Fire crews had dealt with the blaze by 4.49am.

No one was injured and the cause of the fire is not yet known.