The main stand at Dunston Football Club in Gateshead has almost been destroyed in a suspected arson attack.
It is thought vandals broke into the ground yesterday and set fire to the main stand. Seats melted in the blaze.
More than £20,000 worth of damage has been caused.
The main stand at Dunston Football club has been almost completely destroyed in a suspected arson attack.
It is thought that vandals broke into the club's ground yesterday and set fire to the main stand, melting seats in the blaze.
It has been estimated that the fire caused more than £20,000 worth of damage.
As the rain continues to pour, drivers are abandoning their cars.
In Dunston, Gateshead, roads are flooded with up to 3ft of water. Some motorists in the area were rescued by police, jumping from their cars onto police vans.
Traffic heavier than normal on A1 Western Bypass Southbound between A69 / A186 West Road (Hexham Turn Off / Denton Burn Roundabout) and A184 (Dunston Interchange)
The former Gateshead residential tower block, known locally as the Dunston Rocket, has entered into the final stage of its demolition.
It was built in the 70s and was considerd to be the future of housing but proved unpopular with residents
Two Northern League football teams, Dunston UTS and West Auckland, contest the FA Carlsberg Vase final at Wembley today. It's the first time since 1954 that two North-East sides will have met at Wembley.
It's also only the third time in FA Vase history that two teams from the same league have played one another in the final and the eighth time in the past 16 years that the Northern League will have provided at least one of the Vase finalists.
Dunston Treasurer Cliff Starkey explains how former Physio Matty Annan who passed away last year has still played his part in their successful FA Vase run. The club take one of his old shirts and a pair of his underpants to every cup match.