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.

Monday, 10th July 2017, 8:42 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 7:58 am
Firecrews are dealing with a digger fire in South Shields
Firecrews are dealing with a digger fire in South Shields

Crews from Hebburn and South Shields stations were called to the scene in Secretan Way.

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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."