ARSONISTS set fire to a car in Latchford last night.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to St Mary’s Street at around 9.15pm on New Year’s Day.

One fire engine was sent to the scene, with crews finding a saloon car ‘well alight’ upon arrival.

Firefighters remained in the area for nearly an hour, with Cheshire Police also in attendance.

It is believed that the fire was started deliberately.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Cheshire Police on 101, quoting incident number IML 284374, or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.