FIREFIGHTERS were called out to tackle a burning sofa in a back garden in Ellesmere Port.

One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port to the blaze in Victory Court, Stanney, just after 5.30pm yesterday.

A spokesman for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "On arrival the crew discovered that the fire involved a sofa.

"Firefighters used water to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for around 10 minutes."