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Arson attack in Winsford

At around 3.20am today, firefighters received multiple reports of a fire on Chilham Close, Winsford.

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.

The crews were detained at the incident for approximately 90 minutes.

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

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