FIREFIGHTERS tackled a vehicle fire in Runcorn this morning.

It was one of three incidents across Halton within 12 hours.

Crews found a car ablaze in the middle of a car park on Wellington Street shortly before 6am.

They used a hose reel jet and breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire.

Firefighters were also called to a garden fire in Widnes shortly after 11.30pm last night.

Crews discovered a brasier which had been left unattended burning in a garden on Moor Lane.

A hose reel jet was used to put out the flames.

Several wheelie bins were found burning on a playground in Bechers in Hough Green, Widnes, shortly after 7pm last night.

Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Police have been informed of the incident.

Anyone with information should call Cheshire Police on 101.