FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house fire at around 8.20am this morning.

Crews found there was a small amount of smoke coming from the airing cupboard inside a house on Park Lane in Sandbach.

Following investigations with a thermal imaging camera firefighters discovered a fire in a former back boiler concealed in the wall.

Crews removed a small amount to brick work and extinguished the fire.

Firefighters were detained at the incident for around one hour.