Sign deliberately set on fire

Fire crews were called to extinguish the blaze

Fire crews were called to extinguish the blaze

An advertising sign was deliberately set on fire.

Fire crews were called to Wigan Road, near to Gadbury Fold, in Atherton at around 12.50am this morning, Thursday, to extinguish the blaze.

A spokesman said the fire had not been burning for long and they used a hose reel to put it out.