Emergency services are tackling a fire at a gas conversion garage in Darlington.
There are also reports of explosion at the building on Cleveland industrial estate in the Albert Hill area.
The air ambulance is taking one casualty to Newcastle's RVI.
He's believed to have arm and head injuries.
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