FIRE crews spent four hours tackling a building blaze near Tattenhall on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 14.

One person had to be taken to hospital after sustaining burns from the fire, reported in an outbuilding in Harthill at 4pm.

At around 4pm firefighters from Ellesmere Port, Chester and Crewe were initially dispatched to reports of the blaze.

On arrival at the scene, crews discovered a large fire in an outbuilding containing several vehicles.

Due to the scale of the fire, additional firefighters from Malpas and Ellesmere Port were called to the scene.

Firefighters used two main jets to tackle the fire. An adjoining property had been evacuated while the team dealt with the fire.