FIRE crews were called to tackle a fire at a block of flats.

Two Bridport crews were called just before 7.45pm to West Allington where they said they found smoke issuing from the property.

The flat was in a four-storey block and firefighters received reports that there were people in the flat.

However, fire crews said that the fire was out on arrival. The fire was in the ground floor flat. All four people in the flat were accounted for, fire crews said. One female was treated by the ambulance service.

Fire crews ventilated the property.

They property was deemed safe at 8.36pm.