Firefighters tackle two car fires within matter of hours

Thompson Street in Horden. Image copyright Google Maps.
Thompson Street in Horden. Image copyright Google Maps.

Car blazes sparked two call outs to a team of firefighters during their night shift.

The crew from Peterlee were called to Thompson Street in Horden just after 10pm, when a vehicle was found alight.

Dunelm Walk in Peterlee. Image copyright Google Maps.

Dunelm Walk in Peterlee. Image copyright Google Maps.

The officers used a hose reel to extinguish the fire.

The team of firefighters was then called out to Dunelm Walk in Peterlee at 2.25am today, when another vehicle was found on fire.