FIREFIGHTERS went to the aid of three people after a two-car crash.
Crews from Peterlee Fire Station attended the scene of the collision between two private vehicles in Shotton Road, between Peterlee and Shotton Colliery.
The incident happened shortly after 4pm on Wednesday.
The brigade said all three people were accounted for and they made both vehicles safe.
There were no reports of any injuries and the all clear was given just before 4.30pm.