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Fire crews tackle wildfire on Catbells

The fire broke out above Derwentwater in Friday afternoon Credit: ITV Border

Fire crews were called to tackle a fire on one of the Lake District's most popular fells

It broke out on one of the slopes above Derwentwater yesterday afternoon. It affected about 100 metres next to the road and was quickly brought under control.

In recent weeks, firefighters have warned people to take extra care around grassland areas during the dry spell. The cause of the fire has not yet been released.

The fire broke out near to the road above Derwentwater Credit: ITV Border