FIRE crews attended a Whitchurch address this morning after a report of a washing machine fire.

Firefighters from Andover and Sutton Scotney attended the scene at an address in Rampton Road, Whitchurch, at 11.31am.

They had been responding to a call regarding a washing machine fire, but on arrival crews determined that the appliance had simply overheated.

Crews carried out an inspection only before leaving the scene.