Fire crews from across Sunderland called to a poultry farm blaze in Tunstall

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to a fire at a poultry farm in the Tunstall area of Sunderland on Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 2:56 pm

Firefighters from Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) were called to a blaze at a poultry farm in Tunstall shortly after 11.30am on Tuesday, March 16.

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Two crews from Farringdon and two crews from Sunderland Central attended the scene and it is understood that the fire is now under control, with two crews remaining at the scene.

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Fire crews were called to a poultry farm in Tunstall. Photo: Tracey Flynn Chalk.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown at this time.

“We currently only have two crews at the scene. A station manager and group manager also attended."

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