Bedroom of Hartlepool home wrecked by blaze

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A BEDROOM of a home has been ruined by a fire which spread to the roof and left a trail of damage inside the house.

Firefighters were called to Shaw Grove, in the Rift House area of Hartlepool, at 10.15am today after the blaze was spotted.

Three appliances were sent to the property, with six crew members wearing breathing apparatus sent in to put out the flames with a hose reel.

The fire left the bedroom a wreck, with a section of the roof damaged, the upstairs smoke damage and the ground floor water damaged.