FIRE engines from Northwich and from Lymm were called following reports of smoking coming from a chimney on The Avenue in Northwich at 9pm yesterday (Monday).

On arrival the crews discovered a fire from a hatch in the attic of the property. A hose was used to extinguish any hotspots.

Firefighters were called following reports of a fire in the open off Ashton Road, Northwich, at 5.39pm yesterday (Monday).

On arrival the crew discovered a fire in woodland. One hose reel jet was used to extinguish the flames.