FIREFIGHTERS were called to reports of a vehicle fire on Somerville Road in the early hours of Saturday morning.

One engine from Widnes attended the scene at 3.45am.

A single hose reel was used to tackle the blaze, which was well alight on arrival, and a home safety assessment was carried out. 

The incident is thought to have been a deliberate ignition, anyone with information is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101, quoting IML 35760.