Two cars were badly damaged by fire in Carlisle.

It happened in Buchanan Road, Upperby, in the early hours of this morning.

Police and firefighters were called to the scene at about 2.30am.

A Vauxhall Astra and Renault Clio were both alight.

The flames had also spread to a bush next to the vehicles.

The Carlisle East fire crew extinguished the fire.

It is believed the fire spread from one vehicle to the other.

It is not yet known whether it was caused deliberately.