POLICE are investigating following a fire in Workington.

Officers are appealing for information after a blaze hit an outbuilding of a residential property on Northside Road on Monday at around 5.40pm.

A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service confirmed two fire engines from Workington and Whitehaven attended and extinguished the fire in around half an hour.

A spokesman for Cumbria police said: "Police have been made aware of the fire and are investigating. Anybody with information call police on 101."