Firefighters spend almost 15 hours tackling barn blaze in Easington

Firefighters have spent nearly 15 hours tackling a barn blaze in Easington.

Sunday, 11th August 2019, 9:50 pm
Updated Sunday, 11th August 2019, 9:51 pm
Fire crews were called to a barn blaze in Easington.

Two crews from Peterlee fire station were called to a fire at a barn – which the fire service has said was on the South Hetton to Easington Road – in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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Firefighters arrived at the blaze at around 2.27am and spent the day tacking the fire, leaving the scene at around 5pm.

No one was injured in the incident and the cause is currently under investigation.

The name of the farm involved has not yet been confirmed by the fire service.