Firefighters tackle chip shop blaze

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

Friday, 3rd August 2018, 6:57 am
Updated Friday, 3rd August 2018, 7:03 am
Crews have tackled a chip shop blaze in Jarrow.

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

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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.