Chickens killed in Sunderland allotment fire
More than 10 chickens have been killed at an allotment fire in Sunderland.
Firefighters from Marley Park and Sunderland Central were called to a fire at Downhill allotments at around 2.03pm today.
The fire spread to a range of buildings including a shed, potting shed and other allotment buildings, which were all severely damaged by the blaze.
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Crews left the scene at 3.50pm.