Grass fire devastates site of special scientific interest near Dalston
Firefighters from Carlisle were this evening called out to the county's latest grass fire - this time at the site of a site of special scientific interest.
Crews from the Carlisle West fire station were called out to the blaze - thought to have been started by children - on land on the fringe of Dalston, near to the Durdar Road, at around 7.20pm tonight.
At its height, the fire spread over an area measuring 12 metres by 40 metres. A local farmer played a key role in quickly killing fire, said a Fire Service spokesman. He used and earth mover to scoop water from a nearby stream on the... read more
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