Police are investigating after a car was destroyed in a blaze this morning.
Emergency services were called to London Road in Walgherton, near Nantwich, at around 5.50am following reports of a car fire.
On arrival, firefighters from found the unoccupied vehicle to be well alight and spent almost an hour at the scene extinguishing the blaze.
Once the car was safe, the incident was left in the hands of Cheshire Police, who had closed the road for the duration of the incident.
A Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “At around 5.50am firefighters were notified of a car being on fire on London Road in Walgherton.
“On arrival the crew found the unoccupied vehicle well alight on a bend in the road. The road was closed as firefighters worked at the scene.
“A firefighter wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet. The car’s battery was isolated, and once the fire was out the car was damped down to make it safe.
“Affected materials were turned over to expose hotspots and temperatures were monitored with a hose reel jet.
“Once firefighters were satisfied that the car was safe they handed the incident over to the police. Firefighters were in attendance for around 50 minutes.”