Two pick-up lorries damaged in fire at South Shields garage

Boldon Lane in South Shields. Copyright Google Maps.
Boldon Lane in South Shields. Copyright Google Maps.

Two pick-up trucks have been severely damaged by fire.

Fire crews were called out to Boldon Lane MOT Centre in South Shields just after 5.30pm yesterday.

Two lorries, a Ford Transit recovery vehicle and an Iveco, were both ablaze.

Both vehicles' cabs were completely destroyed by fire.

Officers using two breathing apparatus used two hose reels to put out the blaze.

No-one was hurt.