A FIRE occurred at a garage in a house in Rawtenstall earlier today.

Firefighters arrived at the scene on Hall Carr road, behind a local branch of Tesco at around 11am on Sunday January 17.

Using two pumps they were able to extinguish the blaze and make the scene safe.

Firefighters remained at the scene until 12.30pm.

Fortunately, no injuries have been reported.