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Firefighters tackle Carlisle blaze

At 3:01am today, Sunday 21 April, two fire engines from Carlisle East and Carlisle West were mobilised to reports of a fire in the open on Longholme Road near Carlisle Car Carers in Carlisle.

On arrival crews found trees well alight which were close to an adjacent property.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Crews used three hose reel jets, a thermal imaging camera and small tools to extinguish the fire.

“Crews were in attendance for approximately seventy minutes.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Carlisle police on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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