ARSONISTS set fire to a TV outside a house in Orford in the early hours.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to Amelia Street shortly before 12.30am today, Sunday.

One fire engine attended the incident, with a television having been set alight around a metre from the house and half-a-metre from the homeowners’ car.

Firefighters advised the occupants to report the incident to the police, believing the fire to be deliberate.