Firefighters still at the scene of Friday night fire in Hartlepool

Firefighters remain at the scene in Hartlepool Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Fire fighters are still at the scene of a blaze at a waste management plant in Hartlepool.

It started late on Friday night ( 4 Dec) at Niramax, a company which specialises in recycling commercial, industrial and household waste.

At its height, more than 50 fire fighters were brought in to tackle the blaze. Police closed off neighbouring roads.

Investigations as underway to find the cause of the fire.