Fire causes damage at Sunderland sheltered housing scheme

Oakfield Court. Picture from Google Images
Oakfield Court. Picture from Google Images

The kitchen and residents' lounge of a Sunderland sheltered housing development were damaged when fire broke out last night.

Smoke from a burning plastic greenhouse entered Oakfield Court in Oakfield Close though an extractor fan vent.

The greenhouse and a selection of garden items were destroyed and a plastic storage shed was slightly damaged.

A crew from Farringdon fire station tackled the blaze