Firefighters tackle two car fires within matter of hours

Car blazes sparked two call outs to a team of firefighters during their night shift.

Saturday, 29th October 2016, 8:28 am
Updated Monday, 31st October 2016, 8:44 am
Thompson Street in Horden. Image copyright Google Maps.

The crew from Peterlee were called to Thompson Street in Horden just after 10pm, when a vehicle was found alight.

The officers used a hose reel to extinguish the fire.

Dunelm Walk in Peterlee. Image copyright Google Maps.

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The team of firefighters was then called out to Dunelm Walk in Peterlee at 2.25am today, when another vehicle was found on fire.

Dunelm Walk in Peterlee. Image copyright Google Maps.