Wheelie bin is set alight

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ARSONISTS set fire to a wheelie bin, close to a house in Wigan.

Fire crews were called to Templeton Road, in Platt Bridge, on Sunday, at 6.30pm, after a plastic bin has been set alight in the back yard.

Firefighters used a hose reel to extinguish the flames.

No-one was injured.

The police were informed and enquiries are ongoing.

If anyone spots someone setting deliberate fires call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.