FIREFIGHTERS were called to a deliberate fire in a wooded area in Winsford last night. 

One fire engine from Winsford Fire Station was sent to the woods in Finsbury Walk at 8.38pm. 

A spokesman for Cheshire Fire Service said: "One fire engine attended from Winsford Fire crews were called to Finsbury Walk, Winsford, to a small fire in a wood.

"On arrival crews found a mattress had been set alight and they used a hose reel jet to put out the fire."

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101.