13 fire fighters tackle blaze in South Tyneside
Thirteen fire fighters were called to tackle a light fitting which was on fire in South Tyneside.
Crews from South Shields and Marley Park fire stations were called to the blaze at a building in Whitburn at 10.39am today.
Fire fighters used a ladder to reach the fitting, a extinguisher to put out the flames and a thermal imaging camera to look for hot spots.
Crews have now left the scene.