AN INVESTIGATION is being carried out to find the cause of a house fire in Warley.

Crews from Brentwood fire station were called out to Britannia Road just before 7.30pm on Monday after receiving reports an end of terrace house was alight.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze by 8pm and a high pressure fan was used to clear the property of smoke.

Essex Fire officials confirmed the cause of the blaze in unknown and an investigation is being carried out.