A SHED was completely destroyed in an early-morning blaze.
A crew from Stranton Fire Station was called to a report of a fire in a shed to the rear of Masefield Road, in the Rift House area of Hartlepool, around 4am on Saturday.
A Cleveland Fire Brigade spokeswoman said upon arrival the structure was well alight.
Firefighters spent 45 minutes at the scene, using a hose reel jet to put out the flames.
The spokeswoman added: “The shed was destroyed.”