Firefighters tackle Bonfire Night blaze at Sunderland industrial estate

Fire as disused portacabins in Sunderland.
Fire as disused portacabins in Sunderland.
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Two fire crews were called to extinguish a blaze at an industrial estate in Sunderland.

Disused portacabins at the site, in Wellmere Road, Leechmere Industrial Estate, Sunderland, was blazing with flames when firefighters arrived on the scene shortly after 7.45pm today.

Fire as disused portacabins in Sunderland.

Fire as disused portacabins in Sunderland.

Derelict greenhouse structures, which were empty, were well alight. No one was at the scene, and the fire was reported by staff at 2 Sisters Food Group, on nearby Toll Bar Road.

The flames could be seen from their building.

Crews from Farringdon and Sunderland Central attended, using jets to put out the fire, which was extinguished in less than half an hour.

Fire as disused portacabins in Sunderland.

Fire as disused portacabins in Sunderland.