EMERGENCY services were deployed to Lymm this morning to tackle a bin lorry blaze.

Firefighters descended on Cherry Tree Avenue today, Wednesday, at 7.10am following reports a fire had started in the back of the lorry.

The fire has since been extinguished and a thermal imaging camera was used to check the vehicle for hot spots.

Fire crews were also called to a bin fire on Westy Park near to Bridgewater Avenue at 6.45pm yesterday, Tuesday.

Hours later at 10.10pm, firefighters tackled a small fire in woods near to Alexandra Road in Stockton Heath.