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Firefighters tackle Wigton car blaze

wigton car fire[F]irefighters are tackling a car fire in front of the British Legion on West Road in Wigton.

It’s believed the fire stared at approx 11:40pm.

Witness, Lorna Meaghan told Cumbria Crack: “We couldn’t get close due to massive bangs and explosions.

“It sounded like the fuel tank exploded.”

A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 23:49 firefighters were called to a report of a vehicle fire on West Street in Wigton.

“Firefighters used two hose reels to put the fire out.”

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