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Carlisle caravan blaze spread to barn

fireenginefront[A]t 4:57pm yesterday, Thursday 11 May firefighters were called to a caravan fire on the A689 Newby West, Carlisle.

Three fire engines from Carlisle East, Carlisle West and Wigton and an aerial appliance from Carlisle East attended the incident which involved a derelict caravan which had spread to the roof of a two storey barn.

A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said: “Crews used two breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and a compressed air foam system to extinguish the flames.

“Crews were at the scene for several hours overnight.”

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