FIREFIGHTERS tackled a fire wheelie bin fire at the back of a house.

The fire service was called to Prestwich Park Road South in Prestwich at around 8pm last night.

Crews from Whitefield, Broughton and Agecroft attended and on arrival found a small fire originating from wheelie bins at the back of the property.

Breather apparatus and a hose reel jet was used to extinguish it.

The fire service said nobody was injured and crews remained at the scene for around 70 minutes.