FIREFIGHTERS were called out during the early hours of this morning following a suspected arson attack involving a wheelie bin near a house on Lovely Lane, Warrington.
Shortly after 3.30am firefighters were called to reports of a bin being on fire near to a property on Lovely Lane. On arrival, the crew found the wheelie bin well alight.
Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put out the fire, which did not spread to the house, and were in attendance for around 20 minutes.
The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.
Anyone with any information about the fire should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 886781, or give the details via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/ro/report.
For advice on how to prevent wheelie bin fires visit https://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/public-safety/home-safety/wheelie-bin-fire-safety