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Person rescued from Carlisle flat blaze

At 8:47pm yesterday, Wednesday 20 February fire engines from Carlisle East, Carlisle West and Longtown were mobilised to a domestic building fire on Willow Holme Road, Carlisle.

On arrival crews found a fire involving a flat.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “One person was rescued from the premises.

“Crews used one hose reel, two breathing apparatus, a thermal imaging camera and one large hammer to extinguish the fire.

“Crews were in attendance for approximately one hour and thirty five minutes.”

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