Flames tear through car on South Shields street

Firefighters have been called to a car ablaze in a street in South Shields.

Monday, 25th February 2019, 3:05 pm
Updated Monday, 25th February 2019, 3:52 pm
Firefighters tackle a car ablaze in South Shields

One crew from South Shields Community Fire Station were called to a car ablaze in Grindleford Court, South Shields.

Firefighters arrived at the scene at 3.05pm this afternoon.

A spokesman for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service said: "One crew from South Shields who attended the fire arrived at 3.05pm and the fire was extinguished by 3.08pm.

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"We received reports of a car on fire with no persons involved."

As it stands, fire and rescue teams do not know what caused the fire.