Emergency services called to a Peterlee street during the early hours after receiving reports of a vehicle fire

Fire crews and officers from Durham Constabulary were called to Matterdale Road in Peterlee after receiving reports of a car on fire.

Friday, 28th May 2021, 12:42 pm

Firefighters from County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) and officers from Durham Constabulary were called to the scene shortly before 3am on Thursday, May 27, after receiving reports of a small vehicle fire.

It is understood that no one was injured during the incident and firefighters left the scene just after 3am.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Emergency services were called to Matterdale Road in Peterlee after receiving reports of a car fire. Photo: Google Maps.

A CDDFRS spokesperson said: “Reports of a small vehicle fire in Peterlee came into CDDFRS control just before 02:39 on 27 May. Crews from Wheatley Hill attended the fire.

Read More

Read More
CCTV of missing Ky Parker gives clues of which direction he took as police conti...

"The police were in attendance. Wheatley Hill crews extinguished the fire using one hose reel and breathing apparatus.

"Crews left the scene 03:03. Fortunately no one was injured.”

You can subscribe to this website and enjoy unlimited access to local news, information and puzzles online.

With a digital subscription, you can read more than five articles, see fewer ads, enjoy faster load times, and get access to exclusive newsletters and content.

Simply click ‘Subscribe’ in the menu.