Cumbria Police say the fire is on a crane which was travelling on the back of a large HGV when it caught fire. The driver of the lorry escaped without injury and no-one else is believed to be injured.
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Three girls have been hurt after a stone was thrown through the window of the school bus they were travelling on in Carlisle.
Drivers are being urged to take extreme caution when driving this morning, as heavy snow covers routes across the ITV Border region.
The Met Office has issued a new amber weather warning for snow for the south of Scotland, and a yellow warning for parts of Cumbria.