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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TRAVEL: A596 Maryport remains closed and rail services cancelled after major fire

The A596 remains closed in both directions between Flimby and Maryport, following a major fire at the SIS Pitches factory on Glasson Industrial Estate.

Rail services between Maryport and Workington are cancelled until 10.00am at the earliest, with services running as normal from Workington to Barrow-in-Furness, and between Carlisle and Maryport.

A replacement bus service is running between Maryport and Workington.

For information on rail arrivals and departures at Maryport, visit the Maryport station live update page on Nation Rail.

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