A CAR fire in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, April 12) in Ellesmere Port is being treated as suspicious.

One crew from the town's fire station attended the scene on Queens Road, Little Sutton, at around 12.45am.

A spokesman for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "On arrival the crew found the car well alight and a firefighter wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the flames.

"The fire is being treated as suspicious and police were in attendance."

Anyone with information about the fire should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.