FIREFIGHTERS were called out to a deliberate rubbish fire in Ellesmere Port

Shortly after 11.30pm yesterday (Monday, July 6) firefighters received a report of smoke in the Mill Lane area of the town.

On arrival the crew discovered that the smoke stemmed from a fire involving a small amount of garden waste.

Firefighters used water the extinguish the fire and were in attendance for around half-an-hour.

The fire is believed to have started deliberately.

Anyone with information about the fire should call Cheshire Police on 101 or give the details via