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Firefighters tackle Carlisle vehicle blaze

[A]t 1:10am today, Wednesday 8 August firefighters were called to reports of a vehicle fire on the A689 in Stainton, Carlisle.

On arrival the crew from Carlisle West Fire Station found a vehicle alight and that a lamp post had been damaged.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “A firefighter wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet.

“Firefighters were in attendance for around 40 minutes.

“Police and the Highways Agency also attended.”

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