Fire crews say they're still investigating the cause of a large blaze in Newcastle last night. Several pigeon lofts were found alight on Skinnerburn Road, not far from The Metro Radio Arena, at just after 9 o' clock. It was put out two hours later. See footage of the blaze here:
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