A MAN is suffering from burns following a small fire in South Ockendon.

Fire crews from Grays, Orsett and Corringham, tackled a small fire in a machine in Arcany Road at about 10.40am this morning.

A man has suffered superficial burns in the incident and has been receiving first aid from firefighters as they await the arrival of Ambulance crews.

The fire was extinguished by 10.56am.