Firecrews tackle Hartlepool shop blaze

Catcote Road. Picture from Google Images.
Catcote Road. Picture from Google Images.

Firecrews have tackled a blaze at the rear of a shop in Hartlepool this morning.

Two crews from Stranton fire station and one from Billingham were called to the premises in Catcote Road shortly before 6am.

Firefighters used two hose reels and two breathing apparatus to tackle the blaze, which caused damage to the roof of the yard and a food preparation area at the back of the shop.