THREE people have been assessed by paramedics following a van fire in an industrial unit in Hereford.

Emergency services were called to a unit on Sweetmans Yard on Plough Lane at around 12.10pm.

Two fire crews from Hereford used one hose reel jets and two breathing apparatus to put out van which was described as 'well alight'.

One ambulance also attended and checked three patients for smoke inhalation but no one required hospital treatment.