Fire crews attended a blaze involving two wheelie bins in the open on the High Street in Congleton.
The blaze broke out at around 1.20am and on arrival firefighters extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet and were in attendance for less than half-an-hour.
Police also attended.
Anyone with information about how the fire started should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, give the details via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
For advice on how to prevent wheelie bin fires visit https://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/public-safety/home-safety/wheelie-bin-fire-safety.