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Armed police attending incident near A66 at Thornaby

Delays have been reported on the A66 at Surtees Bridge in Stockton due to a man on a bridge.

Network Rail and the British Transport Police are in attendance.

Northern Rail are reporting delays to numerous rail services in the area due to a police incident.


Stockton fire: witness appeal

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fire in Stockton on Friday (July 24), described as deliberate by Cleveland Fire Brigade.

The fire took place in a flat at around 2.40pm on West Row, causing severe damage to the accommodation and commercial premises below.

No-one was injured.

A 58-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life and have been bailed pending further enquiries.

Industrial fire in Stockton

Cleveland Fire and Rescue tackle industrial fire in Stockton Credit: ITV

More than 40 fire fighters are tackling a large industrial fire in Stockton.

The fire broke out at an industrial area behind B&Q on Portrack Lane on Sunday morning. Cleveland Fire and Rescue were called out at 9:11am and have confirmed that seven fire appliances, two command units and one hydraulic platform are at the scene.

No-one is understood to have been injured and fire officers said it's believed the unit was empty at the time of the incident.

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