Two hurt in Carlisle flat blaze

Two peo0ple have been taken to hospital after a fire in a flat in Carlisle

At At 3:13pm today, Wednesday 11 January a fire engine from Carlisle East and Carlisle West attended a fire involving a ground floor domestic flat on Hayton Road.

A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said: “Crews, four wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets to bring the fire under control.

They also used a thermal imaging camera to aid them in tackling the flames.

“Two casualties were conveyed to hospital following the fire and three cats were rescued.”