A hay barn has been on fire in Easington for 13 hours.
The fire started at the barn in South Hetton Road, near to the Plants R Ross garden centre, at 9.08pm last night.
Crews from both Seaham and Peterlee fire stations attended the blaze.
The barn contains a number of hay bales and is being allowed to burn itself out under supervision.
A crew from Peterlee remains at the scene today.