Cumbria

Old England Hotel guests evacuated after sauna fire

Around 200 guests were evacuated from a Lake District hotel after fire broke out in a sauna room.

Five fire engines and 23 firefighters were called to tackle the blaze at the Old England Hotel in Bowness on Friday morning.

Guests were evacuated as a precaution and there were no reports of injuries, Cumbria Fire Service said.

A spokeswoman said the cause of the fire was being investigated but it does not appear to be suspicious.

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