Blaze in home's loft put out by firefighters

Two crews were called to the house in Wheatley Hill this afternoon.
Two crews were called to the house in Wheatley Hill this afternoon.

A small fire was put out by a crew of firefighters after it was spotted in a loft space of a house.

A team from Peterlee and another from Wheatley Hill's retained crew were called to Luke Terrace in Wheatley Hill at 3.25pm today.

Two officers wearing breathing apparatus were sent into the loft and used a hose reel to put out the fire.