Picture: Scorched earth after nuisance fire

This piece of land near Siddick in west cumbria was left scorched after a nuisance fire Credit: ITV News Border

This piece of earth near Siddick in west Cumbria was left scorched following a nuisance fire.

There have been more than 50 similar incidents in west Cumbria over the past week.

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Nuisance fires continue in west Cumbria

Cumbria fire and rescue service are warning of the dangers of nuisance fires after a dramatic rise in incidents across the county.