FIRE crews were called to a blaze in a house in Old Hall in the early hours of this morning.

Two Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service engines were sent to the scene on Gregory Close shortly after 2am this morning, Thursday.

The blaze, which is believed to be have been caused by an unattended cooker, had been extinguished before the arrival of the firefighters.

Fire crews worked to clear smoke from the building before conducting safety assessments throughout the property.