FIREFIGHTERS were called out to a car fire in Ellesmere Port.

A crew attended to reports of the blaze on Old Chester Road at 9.25pm last night (Friday, September 18).

On arrival the fire had been extinguished however firefighters used a hose reel jet to cool down the engine bay.

The area was then checked over using the thermal imaging camera.

The fire is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault.