A VEHICLE was torched in Widnes in an early morning arson attack.

Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire on Luton Street shortly after midnight yesterday.

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

Crews were also called to a bin fire on Sanders Hey Close in Brookvale, Runcorn at around 9.30pm yesterday.

The bin was well alight when firefighters arrived.

Crews used a bucket of water to put out the fire.

The incident is believed to have been arson.

Anyone with information about either incident is urged to call Cheshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.