Three people suffered smoke inhalation after a building fire in West Cumbria.

Four fire engines were called to the building fire on Milburn Street, Workington at 2.20am this morning. 

Crews used four breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets, one positive pressure ventilation fan and two thermal imaging cameras to tackle the fire on the two-storey premises.

The three casualties were dealt with by the ambulance service.

Fire crews were in attendance for just over one and a half hours.

For more information on fire safety, visit the Cumbria County Council website here