Digger catches fire on back of lorry in South Shields
Firefighters have dealt with a digger which caught fire on the back of a lorry in South Shields.
Crews from Hebburn and South Shields stations were called to the scene in Secretan Way.
A Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "We were clled at eight minutes past eight.
"The fire is out and crews are back at their stations."