FIRE crews were called after smoke could be smelled near to a doctors' surgery.

Firefighters attended near to the Fingerpost Park Health Centre on Atlas Street at 4.40pm on Wednesday (April 10).

A small fire was detected on land on nearby Graham Street which was put out.

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A Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said: "Someone had reported that they could smell smoke so we sent one engine to investigate.

"Crews used a bucket of water to put it out.

"We we there until 4.51pm."