At 00:18 am this morning, Saturday 23rd November 2013, Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service notified the police of a fire at Harvey’s, Crown Street, Carlisle.

Cumbria and Fire Rescue Service are tackling the fire and road closure in place in the following areas:

· Currock Road
· Lancaster Street
· Crown Street

Any motorists are asked to avoid the area and people who work in the vicinity are asked to make contact with store managers to check that they are able to attend work in the morning.

Cumbria Police with work with Cumbria Fire and Rescue to establish the cause of the fire.