Fire at Port of Tyne factory in South Shields

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A FIRE broke out at the Port of Tyne in South Shields.

Firefighters from South Shields station were called to the Port, at Dock Estate, South Shields, at 4.45pm today.

A fire had started in a single-storey purpose-built factory.

It was confined to the dust and wood pellets inside a machine, that was left damaged by the fire.

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