A court has heard that a man accused of two murders was trusted by one of the victims.
James Allen is accused of murdering Colin Dunford from Middlesbrough and Julie Davison from Whitby.
Today, evidence was presented on the days after Allen's arrest.
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The rescue on Easter Monday was the second incident in three days for the Scarborough team.
PC David Myers, 47, was rushed to hospital after the blaze in Seaton Carew, County Durham last Monday, but later died.
Crucial expansion joints on the entry and exit ramps on the Gateshead side need urgently replacing. Work is expected to last up to 12 weeks.