Merseyside Police can confirm officers were in attendance at a property in Birkdale following a report of a fire in a property this morning (Monday 9 July).

Emergency services were called at about 10.30am to a property on Weld Road to a report of a fire.

The fire was extinguished and a joint Police and Fire Service investigation is underway to determine the circumstances of the incident.

The property was empty at the time of the fire and no-one has been reported as injured at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police on 101.