A FIRE broke out in a Tilbury home.

Fire fighters were called to the property in Church Road, Tilbury just after 9.10am on Saturday to tackle the ground floor blaze.

The fire broke out in a cupboard

Two crews from Orsett wore breathing apparatus and used one hose reel to dampen flames.

They took 35 minutes to put out the fire, and finished at the scene just after 9.45am.