CREWS have tackled the latest in a spate of grass fires.

Firefighters were called to a small grass fire on Nortonwood Lane in Runcorn shortly after midnight.

Crews used beaters to put out the fire.

Firefighters also dealt with a grass fire on Cotton Lane in Halton Lodge at 3pm yesterday.

Approximately 10 square metres was well alight when crews arrived and they used a hose reel jet and a stack drag to put out the fire.