Firefighters were called to put out a tractor that had caught fire.

Two appliances - one from Carlisle East Fire station and one from Brampton fire station - were called out to reports of a tractor that was on fire in Irthington, near Brampton at about 12.30pm today.

The tractor was "well alight on arrival", according to a Carlisle East Fire Station spokesperson.

Using breathing apparatus and two hose reels, the fire was soon contained.

For more information on fire safety, visit the Cumbria County Council website here.