FIREFIGHTERS were called out to a kitchen fire in a flat in Chester.

At 9.35am today (Thursday, May 21) firefighters from Chester and Powey Lane responded to reports of a fire in a ground floor flat on Clover Lane, lache.

On arrival the crews discovered a small fire on top of a cooker.

Two firefighters, wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

They then used a thermal imaging camera to check for any hotspots.

Crews were detained at the scene for about 50 minutes.