Blaze wrecks quad bike

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A QUAD bike was found alight after it was left in a back lane.

Police were called to the lane at the rear of Warren Street in Horden at 4.10am today after the vehicle fire was spotted.

Officers managed to put out the blaze using an extinguisher before a crew from Peterlee Fire Station arrived, with its team then checking there was no further risk of a blaze.

Anyone who can help with the police investigation into the fire is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.