Crews attend deliberate bin fire

Firefighter coming out of cloud of smoke

Fire crews have attended a deliberate bin fire in the Staffordshire Moorlands area.

Firefighters were called to playing fields near Grange Road, Cheddleton, just after 2.45am on Sunday (7 August) following reports of bins on fire.

A crew from Leek attended as did Staffordshire Police.

On arrival, the crew found two plastic bins on fire.

Two back packs were used to extinguish the fire.

The cause of the fire has since been deemed to be deliberate.

The crew left the scene at 3.20am.

The incident has been left with Staffordshire Police.