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Firefighters tackle Wigton blaze

Three fire engines, an aerial ladder platform and support appliance and a water bowser and support appliance have attended a fire involving a large detached domestic property under renovation on Skinburness Road, Wigton.

Fire crews were called at 10:45pm on Friday 27 November.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Firefighters used the aerial ladder platform, three jets, one breathing apparatus, one hose reel, three light portable pumps and the water bowser to fight the fire.

“Crews were in attendance for over four hours.”