A HOUSE fire in Alcester that started in a kitchen was put out by fire crews.

Warwickshire fire control received a call to the incident at Arrow Crescent at about 5.30pm on Tuesday, May 13 and mobilised two fire engines, one from Alcester and one from Stratford.

The fire was located at a two storey property used as a private dwelling and efforts were made to extinguish the fire using breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet.