A HOUSE caught light in Benfleet this evening. 

Firefighters were called to the property in Park Road, Benfleet, at 6.10pm this evening after a blaze broke out. 

Three crews, from Rayleigh and Canvey, reported the fire was in the roof of the building. 

The fire was extinguished by 8pm.

The cause is still unknown and the fire service will be carrying out an investigation.