Firefighters extinguish house blaze in Hartlepool’s Melrose Street

Fire crews spent nearly one hour at the scene of a property blaze in Hartlepool.

Monday, 13th June 2022, 9:58 am

Cleveland Fire Brigade were called to a house fire in Melrose Street at 6.05pm on Sunday, June 12.

Two appliances from Hartlepool attended at the incident, which destroyed the rear door of the property and damaged the kitchen area of the home.

Cleveland Fire Brigade have said no injuries have been reported.

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The incident took place in Hartlepool's Melrose Street.

The fire service said: “House fire. Rear door destroyed by fire. Slight fire damage to external and internal kitchen area. Smoke damage to 50% downstairs and 10% upstairs. 1 hose reel jet, Positive pressure ventilation, breathing apparatus in use.”

People were asked to avoid the area while the incident was ongoing.

Crews left the scene at 7.02pm.

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