Firefighters were called out to a fire involving a street bin in Southport.
Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service attended Lord Street just after 2.20pm.
The fire involved a street bin and it is suspected that it was started deliberately.
There were no reports that anyone was injured in the incident.
A fire appliance from Southport Community Fire Station was called out.
Firefighters were at the scene for around ten minutes.
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