Police and firefighters were called to a small kitchen fire at a fast food restaraunt in Collingwood Road, Witham, at 5.45am on Wednesday, August 6.

Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fire at Essex Fast Food, which is believed to have started shortly after 5am.

A fire service spokesman said the blaze appeared to have already been extinguished when a crew arrived but a single hose was used to make sure.

Anyone with information can contact Braintree police station on 101.