A BONFIRE became out of control and damaged a house and a garden in Blackburn.

Firefighters from the town were called to Skye Crescent at around midnight after a bonfire had become out of control.

A fire service spokesman said the flames damaged a hedge, cracked windows of a house and damaged a drain pipe.

No one suffered any serious injuries.

A fire service spokesman said: "We remind everyone to make sure bonfires are controlled and attended at all times."