A house has been badly damaged after a fire on Tyneside this afternoon.
It happened on Lucy Street in Blaydon shortly after 4 o'clock, and three fire engines were sent to the property which was being renovated.
No one was injured and investigations are now underway into how the fire started.
Fire services have been called to a house fire in Blaydon.
The fire happened at a house on Lucy Street. Three fire engines are at the scene.