AN investigation has been launched following a building fire.

Crews were called to a an outbuilding fire on Deepdale in Hough Green at around 5am this morning.

The property was well alight when firefighters arrived and there was a risk that the fire may spread to a house.

Crews used used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and were at the scne for approximately one hour.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation and anyone with any information is should call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML126270.

Information can also be given anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.