Carlisle Railway Station lift fire

Carlisle Railway Station
Image caption The fire was in a lift on platform three of the station

A fire broke out in a lift at Carlisle railway station.

About 200 passengers and staff were forced to leave the station when the blaze erupted at about 13:40 BST, the cause of which is the subject of an investigation.

Fire crews from Carlisle attended, but the blaze in a lift on platform three was put out by members of station staff.

Passengers have been warned to expect some delays to services.

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