HGV blaze closes road

Date: Tuesday 8th August 2017

FIREFIGHTERS have been sent to tackle an HGV blaze at Eamont Bridge.

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service was called shortly before noon and found the lorry's cab to well alight on arrival.

Two fire engines from Penrith attended and firefighters began using foam to tackle the fire. The A6 was closed at Eamont Bridge/Kemplay Bank roundabout as a safety precaution.