The scene of the fire in West Boldon. Pictures: Ian David Kirby, John Alderson, Rachel McDonald, Paul Taylor.

Devastation and destruction: Shocking pictures reveal damage from West Boldon garage blaze

Fire crews worked through the night to bring a blaze in West Boldon under control.

The fire started on Sunday at around 8.20pm, with dozens of officers tending to the blaze at a motor parts supplier in Newcastle Road at its peak. Work continues at the scene today. Here we take a closer look at the devastating scene of the fire and the aftermath.

Crews were called to West Boldon at around 8.20pm on Sunday. Picture: Anthony Brew.
Crews were called to West Boldon at around 8.20pm on Sunday. Picture: Anthony Brew.
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Nine crews attended the scene at a motor parts supplier. Picture: Anthony Brew.
Nine crews attended the scene at a motor parts supplier. Picture: Anthony Brew.
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Police set up a cordon around the garage, Wrightway Car Parts. Picture: Billy Luther.
Police set up a cordon around the garage, Wrightway Car Parts. Picture: Billy Luther.
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It is believed that the garage is used for the storage of gas cylinders. Picture: Jason Vasey.
It is believed that the garage is used for the storage of gas cylinders. Picture: Jason Vasey.
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