FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze involving bales of straw in Thurstaston.

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service were called at around 9.29pm on Sunday, November 5 after reports of a fire at a property on Station Road.

Four fire engines attended the incident and found bales of straw well alight.

Crews used main jets and a compressed air foam system to extinguish the flames.

A mechanical digger was used to spread the straw and crews were then able to dampen down.

No-one was injured.

A barn roof, a quantity of wooden panelling, a chipping machine and approximately 100 bales of straw were damaged by the fire.

Crews remained at the scene for around four hours and 30 minutes.