South Shields fire: LIVE updates as firefighters tackle major blaze on Wapping Street

Firefighters are tackling a large blaze which has broken out at an industrial unit in South Shields.

By Poppy Kennedy, poppy.kennedy2, faye.dixon1
Thursday, 04 July, 2019, 12:51
Picture by Shaima Saife

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed crews are now at the scene. Plumes of smoke have descended over the town and flames can be seen tearing through the rood of a building in Wapping Street.

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