FIREFIGHTERS were called to the scene of a kitchen fire in Barnoldswick today, only to find that the blaze had gone out by the time they arrived.

They arrived at the scene on Park Road at around 3.40pm amid reports of a house fire.

On locating where the blaze had occurred in the kitchen, firefighters proceeded to make the house safe using a thermal imaging camera, four breathing apparatus and a hose reel.

Crews were in attendance approximately thirty minutes.