Firefighters tackle chip shop blaze

Crews have tackled a chip shop blaze in Jarrow.
Crews have tackled a chip shop blaze in Jarrow.

Eight firefighters have tackled a blaze at a chip shop in Jarrow.

Two engines from South Shields were called to a fire at a chip shop on Stanhope Road at around 4.19pm

Crews used one hose reel, four breathing apparatus, a thermal image camera and a positive pressure ventilator, to put out the blaze in the shop on the ground floor of the two-storey property.

The building was 25% damaged by the fire and 75% damaged by the smoke.