POLICE are appealing for information after an arson incident in Holmes Chapel.

Firefighters were called to woodland off Selkirk Drive at 5.24pm yesterday, Sunday.

A Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "One fire engine from Middlewich fire crews were called to a small rubbish fire in woodland off Selkirk Drive, Holmes Chapel.

"Crews used a fire extinguisher to extinguish the fire which had been started deliberately.

"If you have any information about the incident then please call Cheshire Police on 101."