FIRE control officers used What3Words to help locate an incident in which a tent caught fire.

They took an emergency call at 9.52am on Friday morning to reports of a tent on fire.

Two fire engines from Chippenham were mobilised to the incident in Emery Lane.

The fire was extinguished before the fire service arrived at Emery Gate.

What3words is a geocoding system for the communication of locations with a resolution of three metres.

The system encodes geographic co-ordinates into three dictionary words and the encoding is permanently fixed.