Firefighters tackle Shap car blaze

At 12:14pm today, Friday 17 February firefighters were called to a report of a car fire on the A6 near Shap, heading towards Kendal.

A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said: “The car was well alight and firefighters, one wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet and extinguisher to put out the blaze.”

The A6 was closed while the incident was dealt with.