Double call out for Sunderland fire crews as van and building blazes lead to call outs

Firefighters alerted other crews to a blazing building after they were called to a van fire tonight.

Monday, 6th January 2020, 8:34 pm
The van fire happened in European Way, while a disused building caught light a short distance away in Central Way. Image copyright Google Maps.

A team from Sunderland Central Community Fire Station were called to European Way, close to the Rolls Royce site, just after 6pm today, Monday, January 6.

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While on the way, they spotted a disused building in Central Way, on Pallion Industrial Estate, was on fire.

Crews from Marley Park and Farringdon were sent to the scene to put out the blaze.