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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.

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.

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

Read more: Fire crews dealing with big blaze in Sunderland

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

The fire. Picture: Jordon Nelson.

The fire. Picture: Jordon Nelson.

Picture by Lee Richardson.

Picture by Lee Richardson.

A look at the scene of the fire from above. Picture: Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service.

A look at the scene of the fire from above. Picture: Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service.