FIRE crews tackled a deliberate blaze in Appleton last night, Friday.

Shortly after 5.30pm, Warrington firefighters attended reports of a fire in the open in Chessington Close.

On arrival they found a large pile of wood alight and spent 20 minutes getting it under control.

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

Anyone with information should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, give the details online or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.