Police have arrested a 19-year-old, local man on suspicion of arson following the reports of a number of vehicle fires and incidents, which police are currently investigating as being potentially linked.
A Police spokesperson said:
"The man was arrested at 12:10pm today (5th February) following multiple incident reports between 2:20am and 7:03am today.
"At 2:20am police received a report of an attempted burglary at Long and Small Garage and Car Wash in Flimby. Damage was caused to the property.
"At 5:17am police received a report of two vehicles having been set on fire on Solway Trading Estate and three additional vehicles receiving fire damaged.
"At 6:02am Police received a report of suspicious activity outside a property on Senhouse Street Maryport. There was no damage or injuries reported from this incident.
"Police received a report from Fire and Rescue at 06:08am of a vehicle fire on Station Street, Maryport.
"At 07:03 Police received a report of theft from a vehicle on Curzon Street, Maryport.
"The man remains in police custody whilst enquiries continue.