AN investigation has been launched into the cause of a motorbike fire in Runcorn earlier this morning.

Firefighters were called to Parkgate Way at around 4am to reports that a bike was well alight.

They used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and were at the scene for half an hour.

The cause of the fire is being investigated and anyone with any information is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 579416.