A WHEELIE bin was torched by vandals in Winsford.

Firefighters were called to Dee Way shortly before 8.30pm last night.

Crews found a small fire involving a wheelie bin in the open.

Firefighers extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet and were at the scene for around 15 minutes.

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

Anyone with any information about the fire should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 809954, or give the details via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/ro/report.