Fire engine on scene as blaze breaks out at Sunderland garage

A fire broke out at a garage in Sunderland this afternoon.

By David Allison
Monday, 25 March, 2019, 15:03

It happened at a garage in Burntland Avenue, in Southwick, where tyres were being burned.

The blaze got out of hand which was when the fire service was called.

A fire engine on the scene of a blaze in Burntland Avenue, Southwick, this afternoon.

Officers from Marley Park fire station in the city went to the scene.

Bryn Hanson, watch manager, said: "Tyres were being burned and the fire got a bit out of hand.

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"We used one hose reel to put it out.

"No cars or any people were affected by it."

The aftermath of a tyre fire at a garage in Burntland Avenue, Southwick.
A fire in Burntland Avenue, Southwick, this afternoon.