The latest pictures from Double Row in Seaton Delaval show the scrapyard fire at its height, and worryingly close to a neighbouring housing estate.
The fire has been described by emergency services tonight (December 2, 7pm) as largely under control.
Reports are coming in of a very large fire in Seaton Delaval in Northumberland.
Northumberland Fire and Rescue confirmed they are at the scene in Double Row.
- Video footage courtesy of Becki Lois
Eyewitness reports suggest it is at the As Nu scrapyard, with up to six fire engines attending.
Police have released a long list of jewellery stolen during a burglary in Northumberland.
It was stolen from a house in Brentwood Close, Seaton Delaval, between 10:30am and 1pm on Friday, 17th April.
- An 18 carat gold ring with three garnets in the middle
- A nine carat gold ring with three pink square stones in the middle
- A white gold necklace
- A 18 carat gold necklace with a cross attached
- A silver necklace with a cross attached (with white stones on it)
- A gold bracelet with green gems encrusted
- A nine carat gold ring with Amethyst
- A silver necklace with heart pendant
- A nine carat gold ring with a light blue square stone in the middle
- A nine carat gold ring with an emerald in the middle, surrounded by diamonds
- A 18 carat gold eternity ring with seven diamonds on it
Police have charged a man with a rape in Seaton Delaval.
A 31-year-old man from the Longbeton area of Newcastle has been charged with rape and is due to appear before magistrates tomorrow.
This follows reports that a woman was raped in Seaton Delaval on Sunday 15 September.
A man has been charged in connection with a bookmakers robbery in Northumberland.
It happened around 8.45pm on Wednesday, April 9, when a man went into Chisholm bookmakers in Elsdon Avenue in Seaton Delaval and threatened staff with a knife.
He left with an amount of cash.
The staff member was left shaken by the incident but unhurt.
Christopher Waddell, 28, of Kearsley Close in Seaton Delaval, has been arrested and charged with robbery.
He is due before North Tyneside magistrates on Tuesday morning, April 22.
Police investigating a bookmakers robbery in Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, have made an arrest.
It happened around 8.45pm on Wednesday, April 9, when a man went into Chisolm bookmakers in Elsdon Avenue and threatened staff with a knife.
He left with an amount of cash.
The staff member was left shaken by the incident but unhurt. This morning a man aged 28 was arrested on suspicion of robbery and is currently in custody helping with enquiries.
A white van driver reportedly attempted to grab a teenage girl, threatening her with a knife before she managed to get away. The 17-year-old was very shaken but not injured. Police have put extra patrols in the area around Avenue Crescent, Seaton Delaval, where it happened.
Chief Superintendent Chris Thomson appealed for anyone who witnessed what happened, at about 8:30pm last night, to come forward.
The van driver was described as wearing a hat with ear flaps and gloves, black work trousers with pockets on the side and small blue emblem on the pants and a brown jacket that appeared to be leather. He had bushy eyebrows and stubble on his face.
Police are appealing for information after three burglaries and an attempted burglary in Seaton Delaval last month.
Between August 23 and 24, cash was taken from a house in Elsdon Avenue.
Between September 7 and 8, a house in Tranwell Drive was broken into. Thieves took cash, mobile phones and jewellery. On September 27, burglars tried to break into a house in Mindrum Way. At 7am on October 5, police were told burglars broke into a house in Hallington Drive overnight.