Over 20 firefighters tackle factory blaze

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More than 20 firefighters attended a large rubbish fire inside a derelict factory in Houghton-le-Spring.

Five crews attended the blaze at TKT Cosyfoam in Lambton Lane at 5.10pm on Sunday.

Tyne and Wear Fire Service said the fire, which has now been extinguished, involved a large pile of rubbish inside the derelict building.