The smoke climbed above the city as firefighters tackled the blaze./Photo: Stu Norton

15 dramatic pictures of huge scrapyard fire in Sunderland

The smoke could be seen for miles.

Monday, 19th July 2021, 2:29 pm

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service asked people in the area to stay inside and keep their windows and doors closed while firefighters tackle the flames.

These 15 images by our photographer Stu Norton show the scale of the blaze.

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