This is the damage caused by a car fire after firefighters put out the blaze in Sunderland

Tyne and Wear fire service were called to reports of a vehicle on fire in East Herrington this morning, Sunday, February 21.

Sunday, 21st February 2021, 5:34 pm
Damage caused to a vehicle that was on fire in East Herrington.

The fire service attended a blaze on Carlton Crescent in East Herrington, Sunderland around 4.20am this morning after a vehicle was alight.

Firefighters from Farringdon Community Fire Station were called and the fire was put out earlier this morning.

A Tyne and Wear fire service spokesperson said: “We attended an incident involving a vehicle fire in the early hours of this morning.

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A vehicle was on fire on Carlton Crescent in East Herrington.

"A team from the Farringdon Fire Station dealt with the incident.”

Northumbria police have been contacted for further information – updates to follow.

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