Two allotments 'burnt out' after crews called to early-hours fire in Seaham

Five firefighters were called to reports of an allotment fire in Seaham in the early hours of Saturday, August 31.

Saturday, 31st August 2019, 1:18 pm
Updated Saturday, 31st August 2019, 1:39 pm
Plumes of smoke from a fire in The Avenue, Seaham, on Saturday, August 31. Picture: Debra Robinson.

One pump attended the blaze, on two allotments at The Avenue, from Seaham Fire Station’s retained crew.

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The call came in to the station at 5.30am, with firefighters remaining on scene for between two and three hours.

A spokesman for the station told the Echo that the two allotments were left “burnt out” by the fire.