Firefighters tackle second blaze in 24 hours at Houghton factory

Three fire crews are tackling a factory blaze in Houghton for the second time in just 24 hours.

Monday, 6th March 2017, 3:27 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:44 am
Firefighters are tackling a second blaze in 24 hours at Houghton factory

Firefighters from Farrington, Rainton Bridge and Washington, are on the scene of a fire at TKT Cosyfoam in Lambton Lane.

Crews were called at 3.38pm and are using two breathing apparatus and a hose reel to put out the flames.

This is the second time in two days that firefighters have been called to the factory.

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Over 20 firefighters tackle factory blazeOn Sunday more than 20 firefighters attended a large rubbish fire inside the factory.

Crews were called at 5.10pm and managed to extinguish the blaze.

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