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Firefighters tackle Appleby flat blaze

Three fire engines have attended a domestic building fire on The Sands in Appleby-in-Westmorland.

Fire crews were called at 1:35am today, Wednesday 21 October.

The fire involved a first floor flat.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire and were on scene for one hour and forty-seven minutes.”

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