Investigation launched after Hartlepool house blaze

An investigation has been launched into the cause of a Hartlepool house fire.

Thursday, 27th December 2018, 8:39 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 1:48 am
Fire crews were called to a blaze at Furness Street in Hartlepool. Image by Google Maps.

Firefighters from Hartlepool Stranton Community Fire Station were called to a terraced house on Furness Street in Hartlepool at around 8.35pm today.

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Crews used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to put out the fire before firefighters left the scene at 9pm.

A spokesman from the station said the property was empty and no one was injured.

The spokesman confirmed that an investigation into the cause of the blaze is underway.