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Firefighters tackle Haverigg house fire

Three fire engines have been mobilised to reports of a building fire in Haverigg.

Fire crews were called at 4:25am today, Monday 26 August.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews found the building well alight, the fire was contained to the upstairs bedroom and roof of the property.

“Crews used two breathing apparatus, three hose reel jets and a 9m ladder to extinguish and damp down the fire.

“Crews are still in attendance.”