A HOUSE fire was put out by firefighters after smoke was reported billowing out of a first floor windows and the roof.

Three fire crews attended the scene of the blaze in Darby's Green, Knightwick, near Worcester on Sunday evening.

A spokesperson for Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said: "Three crews – one each from Worcester, Bromyard and Malvern Fire Stations – were called at 10.12pm on Sunday to a house fire in Darby’s Green, Knightwick, Worcester.

"Smoke was issuing from first floor windows and the roof space and, after gaining access to the property, crews fought the fire with one hosereel jet and a covering jet.

"Two firefighters wore breathing apparatus and positive pressure ventilation was also used. The fire involved a cooker which was extinguished with crews cutting away and dampening down.

A thorough inspection was carried out using a thermal imaging camera and no hotspots were found. There were no casualties and the incident was marked as pending closure at 10.15pm."