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Carlisle properties evacuated after fire and gas leak

[A]t 2:16am today, Friday 5 January firefighters were called to a report of a house fire on Nelson Street in Carlisle.

A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said: “Rubbish was on fire in front of a property and because of a small gas leak, adjoining properties were evacuated.

“A main jet was used to put out the fire with a crew remaining at the scene until the arrival of gas company personnel.”

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