Firefighters tackle early-hours house blaze in Hartlepool

Firefighters have tackled a fire which broke out in a Hartlepool home in the early hours.

Thursday, 21st September 2017, 6:58 am
Updated Thursday, 21st September 2017, 7:10 am
May Street, Hartlepool. Credit: Google.

Two fire engines from Stranton and one from Headland Fire Station raced to the house on May Street, Dyke House after being called at 1.06am today.

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The blaze destroyed some electrical equipment and the front living room of the property was 50% heat damaged.

The remainder of the house was left 100% damaged by smoke.

Crews used four breathing apparatus and a positive pressure ventilation fan, when dealing with the incident.