Firefighters attacked as they tackle Sunderland house fire

Crews have been attacked while tackling house fire in Sunderland
Crews have been attacked while tackling house fire in Sunderland
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Two firefighters have been attacked as they tackled a house fire in Sunderland.

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service took to Twitter to say two of its crew members were assaulted after being called to an incident in the city, earlier tonight.

When the Echo contacted the fire service, they said they were unable to give any more details on the matter.

Northumbria Police confirmed an investigation has been launched in relation to the incident.