Port of Tyne fire

Around 50 firefighters are battling to control a huge fire at the Port of Tyne. Crews were called to the site in South Shields to reports of a fire in the biomass shed.

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Port of Tyne 'working with fire brigade'

The Port of Tyne confirmed there is an on-going incident at the South Shields site.

No-one has been injured and there was no explosion.

There has been an incident, we're working with the fire brigade at the minute.

– Port of Tyne spokeswoman

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