*Video: This video has no commentary. *
Police say the likely cause of a house fire was caused by sparks landing on some logs which resulted in a terraced house filling with smoke.
Fire crews were called to Laburnum Avenue, Consett, in the early hours of Saturday morning.
More top news
The Met Office have named the 9th storm of the season Storm Imogen. This will hardly impact the NE
Newcastle's £12million signing Andros Townsend was denied a goal on his home debut.
A series of road closures are planned across the A1 this week to allow for ongoing road improvements. Find out if you will be affected.