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.

Friday, 16th December 2016, 12:54 pm
Updated Saturday, 17th December 2016, 9:06 am
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.

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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.