Blaze destroys Sunderland takeaway

Fire at Zeba takeaway on Hylton Road.
Fire at Zeba takeaway on Hylton Road.
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FIRE destroyed a city takeaway.

Indian takeaway Zeba Balti, in Hylton Road, was gutted in a huge blaze which started about 2am today.

Police officers sealed off the area around the building this morning as they carried out investigations into how the fire started

A neighbouring businessman, who did not want to be named, said: “I was asleep at the time but when it happened it woke me up so I looked out of the window and saw the fire. It was big.”

A man from nearby Millburn Street, who also did not want to be named, said: “I heard the fire engines coming to put it out so I went to have a look.

“The whole shop has gone up so it was a pretty bad fire.”