Fire crews tackle garage blaze on busy South Shields road

Fire crews were called to tackle a garage fire on Beach Road in South Shields.
Fire crews were called to tackle a garage fire on Beach Road in South Shields.

Fire crews are tackling a garage fire on a busy road in South Shields.

Two engines from South Shields fire station were called to a blaze at a domestic garage on Beach Road, near to The Voyager pub in the town, at 8.20pm tonight.

Eight firefighters used one hose reel jet and two breathing apparatus to tackle the blaze.

One engine is still on scene.

The cause is not yet known.