FIREFIGHTERS were called to make sure a heater fire had not spread beneath the floorboards of a Pinehurst home.

Crews from Drove Road fire station were sent shortly after 10pm on Thursday nights, after a 999 call reporting a heater fire in a house on Tedder Close, off Montgomery Avenue.

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Although the caller said the fire had been extingushed, the Swindon crew was sent to check the blaze had not spread under the floor.

A spokesman for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "The crew did a full inspection and confirmed that the fire was out and there was no risk."