A house near Droitwich was completely destroyed by fire this morning.

Firefighters were called to a house fire at what they called a “single-storey detached property” in Wychbold at 9am today.

Crews from Droitwich, Bromsgrove, Worcester and Wyre Forest attended.

A spokesman for Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said: “The fire was fought using two main jets and two hosereel jets and all persons were accounted for.

“The incident was marked as closed at 2.15pm but a re-inspection is due to take place at 4.30pm. Police were also in attendance after being requested for traffic management.”