A CASUALTY was treated for smoke inhalation after vandals set fire to a car in an arson attack.

Firefighters received multiple reports of a fire on Chilham Close in Winsford at around 3.20am this morning.

Two fire engines from Winsford were dispatched to the scene and on arrival the crews found that a car had been deliberately set alight on a driveway outside a residential property.

The fire had also spread to the front of the house.

One firefighter, wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

One casualty was treated by paramedics at the scene for smoke inhalation.

Crews spend around 90 minutes dealing with the incident.

Anyone with any information in relation to the fire should call Cheshire Police on 101, quoting IML-675190, or visit https://www.cheshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/