Firefighters tackled an early-hours blaze at a takeaway in St Helens.
Crews from St Helens, Eccleston and Whiston were called to a takeaway on Junction Lane, Sutton, at about 2am on Friday (May 30).
The takeaway was left severely fire-damaged. It is believed that the fire was accidental and that it was sparked by an electrical fault.
There was also some fire and smoke damage to a flat above the premises.
An adjacent flat and a neighbouring shop were also left slightly smoke-damaged.
There were no reports of any injuries.
Firefighters remained at the scene for about three hours.