Fire closes street in Carlisle

A car and a van caught fire in a residential street in Carlisle.

Thick smoke drifts over residential street in Carlisle

Thick smoke from a fire between a car and a van drifted over Cross Street and nearby Scotland Street in Carlisle. The road was closed for a time but has now reopened.

Emergency services were called to the fire at about 7pm Credit: Phil McKay
Thick smoke drifted over the road and nearby houses Credit: Phi McKay
Traffic had to be diverted because of the fire Credit: Phil McKay
The fire was at the centre of a residential area but was quickly extinguished Credit: Phil McKay

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