FIREFIGHTERS were called to reports of an outbuilding fire near Malpas in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service were called at 1.49am to the incident in Grange Lane, Tilston.

Three fire engines from Malpas, Chester and Widnes tackled the fire which involved a corrugated steel and wood building and a garden.

Crews extinguished the fire using two breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a thermal image camera.