Kirkoswald car fire

Date: Friday 16th February 2018

A CAR caught fire near Kirkoswald’s doctors’ surgery on Friday.

Firefighters from Penrith attended after the call was made at 2-55pm. On arrival, a Land Rover Discovery was found to be well alight.

A hose reel jet was used to extinguish the fire and a thermal imaging camera was used to check if had spread.

A spokesman for the fire service said the blaze was quickly under control.