WITNESSES are being sought following a suspected arson incident that caused a large amount of black smoke in a field at Kingsley near Frodsham.
Firefighters were called to a report of a small fire in a field in the Mill Lane area of Kingsley, shortly before 3pm yesterday (Friday).
The fire involving approximately three square metres of wood and agricultural waste caused a large amount of black smoke.
A hose reel jet was used to put out the fire.
Firefighters were in attendance for more than half-an-hour.
The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.
Anyone with any information about the fire should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 886461, or give the details via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/ro/report.