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Firefighters tacking Workington grass fire

At 10:34am today, Wednesday 11 June firefighters from Maryport were called to reports of a grass fire near to the wind turbines off the A596 in Workington.

On arrival crews found approximately 100 square metres of grass gorse which was well alight.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “The team are currently using two beaters and two water back packs to tackle the fire.”

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