Firefighters tackle South Shields flat blaze

Firefighters have tackled a fire at a flat in South Shields.

Friday, 1st February 2019, 5:44 am
Updated Friday, 1st February 2019, 5:53 am
Firefighters were called to a blaze on Canterbury Street in South Shields. Image by Google Maps.

Two engines from South Shields were called to a ground floor flat on Canterbury Street at 7.27pm on Thursday.

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The fire was in the living room of the terraced property and caused damage to the TV, a chair and part of the flooring.

Damage was also caused to the property by heat and smoke.

Two neighbouring properties also suffered smoke damage.