FIREFIGHTERS tackled a motorbike fire in Yate yesterday evening.

A crew, from Yate fire station, were called out to Rodborough at 6.48pm, where they used a high pressure hose to get the blaze under control.

The motorcycle had been completely destroyed by fire. The flames had destroyed an adjacent fence too.

The fire is understood to have been started deliberately and the motorbike is believed to be stolen.

Police attended the incident also.