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Investigation underway after warehouse destroyed by fire

100 firefighters were called to the warehouse. Credit: Essex Fire and Rescue.

Investigations into the cause of a fire that destroyed an Essex warehouse are underway.

Around 100 firefighters were called to the packing and distribution building on Festival Way in Basildon just after midnight on Sunday.

Crews remain at the scene. Credit: Essex Fire and Rescue.

Although firefighters managed to prevent the flames spreading to a nearby warehouse, a number of lorries did catch fire.

It is now completely out but fire crews remain at the scene to find any remaining hotspots.

Fire officers continue to damp down. Credit: Essex Fire and Rescue.