FIREFIGHTERS from Slade Road fire station were called to reports of trees on fire outside a house in Oxford - but were blocked from getting there by parked cars.

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Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service took to Facebook to urge residents to think about access for fire engines when parking their vehicles.

The crew found it 'difficult' to get to the property because of the many parked cars blocking their way.

Once at the scene, crews quickly hosed out the fire before it could spread.