FIREFIGHTERS were called to a van fire in Farnworth.

The transit van caught fire at around 4am on the driveway of a home in Piggott Street.

A crew were on the scene for 45 minutes tackling the blaze.

Crew manager Gaz Peters said: "There was damage to the engine and front of the vehicle.

"We cannot say at this time whether it is being treated as arson."