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Crews tackling large fire near railway line in North Yorkshire

Pictures: Aid bound for Syria destroyed by fire

A warehouse full of aid destined for Syria has been destroyed by a fire. The unit, on an industrial estate on Stockton, caught fire last night, Sunday 20th December.

Seven fire engines were sent by Cleveland Fire Brigade to tackle the blaze Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees News
The items were due to be packed into a 40 ft container for shipping Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees News
Organisers have said all the items inside the warehouse have been ruined Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees News


Fire Service issues fresh Halloween costume warning

Parents in the North East are being warned of the dangers their children face from some Halloween costumes.

Many of the increasingly popular designs are only subject to limited safety checks, meaning contact with a flame can set them alight in seconds.

The fire service is asking parents to be cautious this Halloween.

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Suspected arson attack in Newcastle

Police are appealing for witnesses after a suspected arson attack in Newcastle

At around 2.20pm on Monday 29th of September officers went to an address on Chatsworth Gardens in Walker, where fire fighters were extinguishing a fire.

It is believed a window has been broken into and accelerant poured into the house.

No one was there at the time but the house was severely damaged.n

Extra officers are in the area carrying out enquiries and providing reassurance to the community.

Anyone who may have witnessed an suspicious behaviour or has any information about this incident is asked to contact the police.

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