A woman was hospitalised after a kitchen fire broke out inside a St Helens house.
Emergency crews were called to Owen Street, Grange Park, shortly after 3.30pm last Wednesday).
Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze, which involved a pan of food, and requested an ambulance.
The woman was taken to Whiston Hospital for a precautionary check-up.
Part of the ground floor of the house was left smoke damaged.
Firefighters remained at the scene for about an hour.
No-one else injured during the blaze.