Firefighters tackle blaze at former Wesley nightclub in Hartlepool Town Centre.

Firefighters have been called to a blaze at the former Wesley nightclub and church in Hartlepool.

Saturday, 9th December 2017, 8:41 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:15 pm
Picture by Bernadette Malcolmson.
Picture by Bernadette Malcolmson.

The fire was reported to Stranton Fire Station and saw several firefighters called to tackle the blaze.

Flames could be seen 20ft above the roof of the former Weslyean Church.

Picture by Bernadette Malcolmson.

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Firefighters were fighting the blaze using a platform to get closer to the flames.

Onlookers could be seen around the area watching the operation as it unfolded.

The cause of the fire and the extent of the damage is not yet known.

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Picture by Bernadette Malcolmson.
Picture by Bernadette Malcolmson.
Picture by Bernadette Malcolmson.
Picture by Bernadette Malcolmson.
Picture by Bernadette Malcolmson.
Picture by Bernadette Malcolmson.
Picture by Bernadette Malcolmson.