Tyne and Wear Fire Service believe that the fire at the Co-op building in Newcastle today may have been started deliberately. Firefighters suspect children could be responsable and an investigation is underway.
Fire crew are searching the Co-Op building in Newcastle to check there's nobody inside after a blaze broke out today. Crews were called to the scene near the Gate complex at 12.20. There's no reports of any injuries.
Fire Crews have entinguished a small fire which broke out on the second floor of Newcastle City Centre's Co-Op building this lunchtime. Crews were called to the scene at 12.20. There's no reports of any injuries. Fire officers are now doing a sweep of the building to check there's nobody inside.
Breaking News: Fire crews are battling a blaze near The Gate in Newcastle City Centre. Tyne and Wear fire service was called at 12.20 this lunchtime. Four appliances are currently fighting the blaze. We've had unconfirmed reports that the Co-Op fire is alight.