Suspicious blaze at Sunderland industrial unit

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FIREFIGHTERS were called when an industrial unit went up in flames.

Two appliances from Rainton Bridge Station tackled the blaze, at Pearson’s Industrial Estate, Hetton, between 1.30am and 2.30am this morning.

The fire, thought to be suspicious, completely destroyed an industrial container, which held materials including tyres

No one was seen in the area at the time of the fire, but firefighters said an investigation will follow as there were no electrical sources of ignition, therefore it is thought to be suspicious.

No one was injured in the fire.

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