THIS dramatic photograph, taken by reader Kate Jefferies, shows firefighters at the scene of a blaze which engulfed a garden fence and hedge.

Firefighters were called to Pickersleigh Road, Malvern, at 4.14pm on May 8.

One fire crew, from Malvern, put out the flames with a hose reel jet and then used a thermal imaging camera to make sure the area was safe.

Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service left the incident at 4.45pm.