A WHEELIE bin fire damaged a fence in Winsford.

Firefighters found the bin well alight at 11.40pm last night, Tuesday.

Rubbish was burning in Cross Street alleyway at the back of John Street.

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A spokesman for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put out the fire and inspected a nearby garage to check for any fire damage.”

One fire engine from Winsford attended the incident.