Fire at tanning salon

FIREFIGHTERS were called after a blaze at a tanning salon.

Two appliances from Stranton Station and one engine from Billingham Station rushed to Sunrise Tanning Salon, in Hartlepool’s King Oswy Drive, at around 4.30pm yesterday after they were alerted of the blaze.

There was extensive smoke damage to the building and an investigation will now be launched to discover the cause of the blaze.

It is believed the shop was empty at the time of the fire.