COTSWOLD firefighters spent more than an hour tackling a cottage fire near Chipping Campden.

Crews from Campden and Moreton were called just after 7.30pm yesterday (Tuesday) after reports of a fire in Paxford.

On arrival they found the fire was in the living of the property and used one hose-reel, two breathing apparatus and the ventilation fan to deal with he blaze.

An ambulance were also called and treated a man and woman at the scene for smoke inhalation.

No one else was hurt and the fire was contained to a small area of the property.

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue service offers free home fire safety checks and fits smoke alarms free of charge.

If you know someone who may benefit from this service, call free phone 0800 180 4140.