Fire service attend fire near Blackhall beach after grass sets alight

County Durham and Darlington fire and rescue service attended near Blackhall Colliery beach this morning, Friday, April 1 after grass caught alight.

Friday, 2nd April 2021, 10:49 am
Fire Services were called to Blackhall Colliery this morning.
Fire Services were called to Blackhall Colliery this morning.

County Durham and Darlington fire service tackled the blaze at Blackhall Colliery beach this morning around 8.30am following reports that the beach’s bank were on fire.

The fire service confirmed they attended the grass fire and put out the blaze by 9.15am.

The service also confirmed that teams were also in the area and carrying out fire drills after the grass fire this morning.

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The fire service confirmed the blaze was a grass fire.

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The fire brigade were called at around 8.30am.