Fire causes damage to home

TWO sofas and a carpet were left badly damaged after a house fire.

Crews from Stranton Fire Station were called to Catcote Road, in Hartlepool, on Saturday after a fire in the living room of a semi-detached house.

There was smoke damage to the house as well as fire damage to a carpet and two sofas.

Crews were called at 2.22pm and spent around half an hour at the scene.