Major fire at synthetic turf factory in Maryport

Emergency services are dealing with a building fire at SIS Pitches on Glasson Industrial Estate in Maryport.

The A596 road is closed between Flimby and Maryport and services on the Cumbrian coast line between Carlisle and Barrow-in-Furness have been cancelled.

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29 homes without power in Maryport after fire

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29 homes in Maryport are still without power, after a major fire at a nearby industrial estate in the town yesterday afternoon.

Households on Meadow Way are expected to remain without power until 7.00pm tonight.

Police are investigating the cause of the fire at the SIS Pitches warehouse, as firefighters remain at the scene.

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