Fire services are currently battling with a fire at a shop on Stockton high street.
Five engines are in attendance at the Maddren Brothers building.
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Figures released today by the RNLI show the most common reason for rescue in 2014 was machine failure.
Colder, windier and wetter weather is on the way.
The family of a Durham student who died after a night out said they will be 'eternally grateful' to the civilian diver who found his body.