Allotment blaze

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a small fire on an allotment.

Crews from the Stranton Fire Station received reports of a small blaze at the allotments in Blakelock Road, Hartlepool.

Firefighters took around 10 minutes to put the fire out, which is believed to have been caused by a discarded cigarette.

The incident happened at around 10.30pm yesterday.