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Fire crews will remain at the Port of Tyne for 'some time' in case the large fire re-ignites.
Around 50 firefighters were called to the site at South Shields at around 3pm today to reports of a fire in a conveyor transfer tower.
The tower is used to transfer wood pellet from the main storage facility to the rail loading silo.
The Archbishop of York has had a taste of home as the voices of a Ugandan children's choir raised the roof of York Minster.
They sang as part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of All Saints Church of England Academy in Ingleby Barwick.
They're on a fundraising tour around England and say they've loved performing in the North East.
An academy in Ingleby Barwick is celebrating its tenth anniversary.
All Saints Church of England Academy marked the milestone with a service at York Minster.
Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu spoke at the Service of Thanksgiving earlier today, which was attended by the whole school community.