FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze at a flat in Bewsey.

Three fire crews were dispatched from Warrington, Penketh and Crewe attended the fire on Folly Lane at around 4.36pm yesterday, Sunday.

Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled the blaze, which involved a refuse fire which had spread to a kitchen window.

Footage captured by residents showed the flames spread onto the pavement outside the ground floor apartment.

A large fan was used to clear smoke from the property.

And Cheshire Fire confirmed all persons within the premises were accounted for.