An investigation has been carried out into a fire at an empty three-storey property.

Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue says it was called to reports of a house fire in London Road, Rickmansworth, yesterday (October 19) at 4.16pm.

The fire service said firefighters tackled a blaze on the ground floor of an empty three-storey property – and that it was extinguished by 5.15pm.

Four fire engines from Rickmansworth, Watford and Garston fire stations attended.

Hertfordshire Constabulary says police assisted the fire service at the scene.

The force said it found no evidence of any criminal offences being committed.