FIREFIGHTERS were called to a chimney fire at a house in Whitley Avenue last night, Monday.

One crew from Northwich Fire Station was sent to the house at 8.30pm, where they found the chimney to the house giving off sparks.

A spokesman for Cheshire Fire Service said: “Crews tackled the fire from the grate inside the home using a hose reel and chimney rods.

“The attic was also isolated as a precaution.”