Fire crews rushed to scene of a blaze in a restaurant's kitchen this afternoon (March 11).

Three fire engines were called to restaurant in Cressing Road, Braintree, at around 1.45pm.

A fire service spokesman said: "When fire crews arrived they reported that the fire was located in the extraction system.

"Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire by 2:10pm.

"Fire crews then checked the roof space above the extractor to ensure there was no remaining hot spots."

They left the scene at 2:45pm.

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has been contacted for details regarding which restaurant the fire took place at.