Six dogs rescued by firefighters from cottage blaze

Five dogs and a puppy were rescued by firefighters after a farm cottage caught fire.

Wednesday, 25th May 2016, 7:33 am
Updated Wednesday, 25th May 2016, 8:38 am
Sunderland Road, East Boldon. Picture: Google Street View

Crews from Marley Pots and Sunderland Central were called to a farm cottage in Sunderland Road, East Boldon, this morning where the bedroom was on fire.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

They arrived at the single storey home at 2.02am to find the property owners had already escaped the blaze.

However, crews ran into the flames to rescue five dogs and a puppy that were still inside. The animals escaped unharmed.

The property was left smoke damaged and the cause of the fire was accidental.