Firefighters use pan of water to tackle South Shields kitchen blaze

Firefighters fought a blaze in the kitchen of a South Shields flat with a pan of water.

Prince Edward Road. Picture from Google Images
Prince Edward Road. Picture from Google Images

Three appliances were called to the fire in the kitchen of the first floor flat above a shop in Prince Edward Road shortly before 1pm on Tuesday, September 10.

A toaster was destroyed by fire and the kitchen and the remainder of the flat were lightly damaged by fire and smoke.

The shop downstairs did not suffer any damage.