VANDALS torched a playground in Winsford in an arson attack.

Firefighters were called to a park on Brecon Way Park at around 4.15am this morning and discovered that the fire involved rubber playground matting under a climbing frame.

One hose reel jet was used to extinguish the flames.

It is believed that the fire had been started deliberately.

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting IML 666720.