The Port of Tyne has confirmed that no-one has been injured in the fire at the site in South Shields.
Around 50 firefighters are at the scene.
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A 19-year-old woman has sadly died from her injuries. Another female has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Drying up overnight into Sunday. Unsettled into Monday
Two men have appeared in court charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found in a burning car in Houghton.