FIREFIGHTERS were called out to a fire in the early hours at a property near Ellesmere Port.

Two fire crews attended the blaze involving a shed well alight in Liverpool Road, Neston, shortly after 4.40am today (Sunday, April 18).

As pokesman for the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "On arrival the crews found one shed well alight.

"One hose reel jet was used to extinguish the flames.

Firefighters then damped down and turned over the affected areas. A thermal imaging camera was used to check the area for hot spots.

"The crews were on scene for around one hour and 40 minutes."