These photographs, taken by Mersea Island residents, show the extent of the fire that ripped through beach huts early on Sunday.
Ten buildings were destroyed. In many cases, nothing but charred fragments remain on the beach this morning.
Ten beach huts have been destroyed by fire on the Essex coast.
Firefighters were called to Empress Avenue at West Mersea, on Mersea Island, just before 1.45am on Sunday.
Crews removed propane cylinders from some of the huts.
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A fire at a petrol station in Suffolk has caused major disruption on the A11 this morning.
Emergency services have been on the scene at the Barton Mills roundabout since just before 7am today (Saturday).
The blaze broke out in the Esso garage shop and fire crews worked quickly to prevent it spreading to the forecourt and fuel supply.
The A11 had been closed in both directions but has since reopened northbound, with just one lane still closed southbound.
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A spokesperson from Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said the fire that killed a women in Ipswich engulfed the bungalow.
Three appliances came to the site quickly where they witnessed a very well developed fire. The fire engulfed the bungalow and the team extinguished it very quickly. We are now working with our police colleagues. Investigation is underway.
It happened on Reid Close and police were alerted by the fire service just before 8o'clock last night. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
A house fire that killed a woman in Ipswich is not thought to be suspicious - although the cause of the blaze is not yet known.
Firefighters were called to the house at Reid Close around 7.45pm on Thursday. A woman's body was found inside.
It has been reported that neighbours tried to rescue her.
"Based on the initial findings of a joint police and fire service investigation, the fire is not being treated as suspicious. However, work continues to establish the cause of the fire and a police scene will remain in place at the property overnight."
A woman has been found dead in a fire at her home in Suffolk.
It happened on Reed Close in Ipswich and police were alerted by the fire service just before 8o'clock last night.
She was pronounced dead at the scene. A cordon is in place and an investigation is underway.
Investigators are looking into whether a boiler could have cause a fire in a three-storey house in Milton Keynes.
No one was hurt in the blaze at Wimbledon Place in Bradwell Common which began around 6.50pm on Saturday evening. Buckinghamshire Fire Service said the property's fire alarms had gone off.
The roof, first and second floors of the house were all significantly damaged and the building is sealed off. The boiler was thought to be on the top floor.
Six crews and the British Red Cross were in attendance overnight .