DAMAGE was caused to a garage after a vehicle went up in flames overnight in Alvechurch.

Fire crews from Redditch attended the blaze on Smedley Crooke Place at around 11.30pm on Tuesday, February 13, alongside personnel from West Mercia Police.

Crews used breathing apparatus and hose reels to extinguish the fire, although it is not known what caused it.

A fire spokesman said: "One vehicle was well alight. Thankfully no persons were hurt."