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Saturday, 26 July 2014

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Firefighters deal with Workington house blaze

Firefighters dealt with a house fire in Workington on Saturday afternoon.

They were called to Ruby Road, Salterbeck, at 12.38pm.

The fire was in the living room. 

Two crews from the town attended.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet and carbon dioxide fire extinguisher to put out the electrical fire.

Nobody was injured.

  • West Cumbrian firefighters also dealt with a garage fire in Cockermouth in the early hours of today. 

A car had set on fire inside the garage, which then spread to the building. 

Nobody was in the property at the time.

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