Firefighters tackle 'deliberate' rubbish fires at Hartlepool retail park

Firefighters were called to tackle 'deliberate' rubbish fires at Hartlepool’s Teesbay Retail Park on Saturday night.

Sunday, 7th March 2021, 11:50 am

Crews from Hartlepool Stranton Fire Station were called to two rubbish fires at Teesbay Retail Park at around 7.30pm on Saturday, March 6.

A dramatic photo captured by reader Rachael Leanne shows the smoke and flames that could be seen in the nearby area during the blaze.

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The fire at Teesbay Retail Park in Hartlepool. Photo by Rachael Leanne.

Cleveland Fire Brigade confirmed that the fires are being treated as ‘deliberate’ and said that no damage had been caused.

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