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Firefighters called to Carlisle bedroom blaze

The fire service was called. Credit: ITV Border

Firefighters have been called to a bedroom fire in Carlisle.

The callout came just before 3am this morning, from the house on Merith Avenue.

The bedroom was well alight when the fire service arrives, and firefighters, four of them wearing breathing apparatus, had to use two hose reel jets to tackle it.

The ambulance service was also called to check three people for smoke inhalation.