Fire crews called to blaze at former Hartlepool ambulance station

Firefighters have been called to a blaze on Elwick Road.
Firefighters have been called to a blaze on Elwick Road.

Hartlepool firefighters have been called to a blaze at the former ambulance station on Elwick Road.

Crews from Hartlepool Stranton fire station were called to the incident at 7.28pm and four appliances remain on scene.

A Cleveland Fire Brigade spokeswoman said the building is 'well alight.'

Crews are tackling the blaze using a hydraulic platform and three hose reel jets.

More details to follow.