Firefighters had to be called when a vehicle caught fire.

Crews from Whitehaven were called to the fire in the Kells area of Whitehaven at about 11pm last night (Tuesday).

On arrival they found a private vehicle well alight and spreading to a second vehicle beside it.

The fire was quickly extinguished using one hose reel jet and one breathing apparatus set.

Firefighters were in attendance for about 50 minutes.