Crew deals with propane cylinder in allotment fire

Firefighters had to remove a propane cylinder when they were called to tackle an allotment fire.

Thursday, 25th July 2019, 7:17 am
Updated Thursday, 25th July 2019, 9:24 am
Holme Hill Lane. Picture from Google Images

A crew from Peterlee fire station was called to allotments in Holme Hill Lane, Easington Colliery, at around 6,30pm last night, Wednesday, July 24.

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They removed the cylinder and used a temperature monitor to keep track of its temperature until it had cooled enough to be safe

No livestock was involved in the fire but a row of sheds was destroyed.

The fire is being treated as suspicious.