FIRE crews were called to the Pirelli factory, located on Dalston Road, Denton Holme. 

The service, from Carlisle East Fire Station, were on the scene at around 9.30pm last night (May 5). 

A spokesperson from Cumbria Fire and Rescue said:  "One of the production lines conveyor belt had a problem with the mechanism which caused a fire. 

"No one was hurt and the fire was initially being taken care of by their staff and their sprinkler system. 

" It was fully extinguished and made secure by us before handing back over." 

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