Emergency services were called out to what turned out to be a well-intentioned false alarm in Malvern.

Firefighters and ambulance crews were seen in Michael Crescent in Upper Howsell this morning.

A fire service spokesman said: “Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service was called out at 10.59am today (Thursday) to assist the ambulance service in Malvern.

“One Malvern Fire Station crew attended Michael Crescent but it turned out to be a false alarm with good intent.

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“Two people were confirmed as fit and well with the ambulance service (log number 1850) also in attendance.

“The HWFRS crew left the incident at 11.22am with their services no longer required.”