FIREFIGHTERS were called to a bin fire last night, Wednesday, on Grasmere Avenue in Orford.

At 9.30pm one fire engine from Warrington responded to a fire in a wooded area near to the Radley Common Community Centre.

On arrival the crew discovered a wheelie bin well alight and extinguished the fire using water and were in attendance for around half-an-hour.

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately. Anyone with information about the incident should call Cheshire Police on 101, give the details via or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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