A FIRE crew was called to a children's play area last night, Friday, following reports of a small fire.

One fire engine from the Winsford station attended the incident in Station Road around 8.30pm.

A Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "Firefighters tackled a small fire in a children's play area.

"They used a single hose reel to put out the flames, and carried out an inspection of the play area to ensure there were no further potential seats of fire."