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Fire crews were called to tackle a major blaze in Hexham during the early hours of yesterday morning.
They were called to the Egger plant - which makes chip-board - late on Sunday evening.
At its height, around sixty fire-fighters worked at the scene.
Watch the full report from Finola Miles below.
The owners of a wood-processing plant in Hexham that was involved in a fire over the weekend have said that they expect to resume production later today.
Normal manufacturing at the Egger site is also expected to be back up and running by the middle of this week.
Crews from the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue were called to Egger chipboard manufacturing plant in Hexham at 10.30 last night.
Around 60 fire-fighters were involved and they were on the scene until around 6am this morning.
A 200 metre cordon was put in place, but has now been lifted.