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Firefighters tackling large blaze near Southwaite

[A]t 9:17am today, Thursday 24 August firefighters were called to a large compost fire at Thackwood landfill site, Monkcastle, Southwaite.

A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said: “Crews, from Carlisle East, Carlisle West, Penrith and Cockermouth, are currently using two main jets to tackle the blaze and have created a fire break to stop the spread of the fire.”

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