Bedroom damaged in Hartlepool house fire

A Northumberland Fire engine at the scene of a heather fire near Rothbury
A Northumberland Fire engine at the scene of a heather fire near Rothbury

A HOUSE in the The Fens area of Hartlepool was damaged by fire this afternoon.

Two fire engines from Stranton fire station tackled the blaze in a first-floor bedroom just after 2pm.

The front bedroom was damaged by fire and the upstairs was seriously damaged by smoke.