Firefighters tackle milk van blaze

Firefighters were called to tackle a milk van blaze in the early hours of the morning.

Monday, 23rd April 2018, 8:08 am
Updated Monday, 23rd April 2018, 8:41 am
Firefighters tackled a milk van that was on fire in the early hours of the morning.

A crew from South Shields was called to the junction of Front Street and Sunderland Road in Boldon, at 1.50am today.

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Firefighters used two hose reel jets and breathing apparatus to put out the flames, but the blaze caused 90% of damage to the van which damaged a large amount of milk.

No one was injured and the cause of the fire was accidental.

Firefighters left the scene at 2.30am.