Firefighters dealing with a thatched roof ablaze

Fire crews are currently dealing with the thatched roof on fire at a Durham cottage.

Friday, 3rd March 2017, 2:50 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:02 am
Firefighters dealing with a thatched roof on fire.

A third of the roof of the building, believed to be in the Durham City area, is well alight and is currently being dismantled by crews.

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One breathing apparatus and two hose reels are in use and it is expected appliances will be delayed on scene for some time.