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Firefighters tackle Workington bedroom blaze

[A]t 11:54am today, Monday 23 April firefighters were called to reports of a fire at a house on Corporation Road in Workington.

On arrival crews discovered that the fire involved a first floor bedroom.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

“A thermal imaging camera was then used to check for hotspots.

“The crews were at the scene for nearly an hour-and-a-half.”

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