Cleveland Fire Brigade were called at 7.15pm on Wednesday to a report of a fire at the former Eston Park Academy on Burns Road in EstonRead the full story ›
Firefighters are currently at the scene of an underground fire on Newcastle's Quayside.
The fire is believed to be electrical and a spokesperson for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service confirmed they have a crew at Queen Street, dealing with the incident.
While work continues a cordon has been put in place and the road is closed to traffic.
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The St James' Point block in Newcastle city centre is fitted with the same cladding used on Grenfell TowerRead the full story ›
Residents in Sacriston have been told to keep their windows closed due to smoke in the area.Read the full story ›
Crews went to the fire in the Oakfields area of Burnopfield on Saturday nightRead the full story ›
A man and a woman arrested on suspicion of arson after a large fire in Sunderland have been bailed.
Around fifty firefighters were involved in tackling the fire on Friday night in the Southwick area of the city.
They were called to the the community link furniture store building - which was a former bingo hall. The building has now been made safe..
Fifty firefighters tackled the blaze at the old bingo hall in Southwick on Friday eveningRead the full story ›
The fire broke out on Friday evening at the Old Bingo Hall on Southwick Green in SunderlandRead the full story ›
A huge fire has broken out in Sunderland.
More than 50 firefighters are tackling the flames at what is thought to be the old bingo hall on Southwick Green.
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We currently have an ongoing incident in the #Southwick area. 9 appliances are attending a large fire in a building. More to follow
A further two specialist appliances have now been requested at the fire in #Southwick bringing our total up to 11 in attendance.
Twelve crews were called out this evening at around 6pm. They say no-one is inside the building, and that the fire will continue for some time.
Northumbria Police have said local roads have been closed to allow emergency services to respond, and that enquiries with the fire services are ongoing into the cause of the fire.