Fire fighters tackle caravan and gas cylinder blaze

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CREWS were called to a fire involving two caravans and three gas cylinders this morning.

Two appliances from Peterlee Fire Station attended the blaze in Shotton Colliery shortly after 8.30am.

They managed to tackle the flames which were extinguished just before 9am.

Fire fighters reported cooling one caravan and one LPG cylinder using a hose reel.

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