Watch as footage captures scene of huge fire at Sunderland industrial estate

Dozens of firefighters have been called to a blaze at a Sunderland industrial estate today.

Tuesday, 3rd October 2017, 1:42 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th October 2017, 2:56 pm
The fire. Picture: Jordon Nelson.

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service sent seven crews to the scene of the incident, on Southwick's Hepworth Road.

Smoke and flames could be spotted for miles - with readers from across the Sunderland area sharing pictures and footage of what they've seen.

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Crews were called to the fire shortly before 11.15am today. An industrial unit and yard is on fire.

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This story's video footage was provided by Jordon Nelson.

The fire. Picture: Jordon Nelson.
Picture by Lee Richardson.
A look at the scene of the fire from above. Picture: Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service.
The fire. Picture: Jordon Nelson.
Picture by Lee Richardson.
A look at the scene of the fire from above. Picture: Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service.