Crew deals with propane cylinder in allotment fire

Firefighters had to remove a propane cylinder when they were called to tackle an allotment fire.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 25 July, 2019, 07:17
Holme Hill Lane. Picture from Google Images

A crew from Peterlee fire station was called to allotments in Holme Hill Lane, Easington Colliery, at around 6,30pm last night, Wednesday, July 24.

They removed the cylinder and used a temperature monitor to keep track of its temperature until it had cooled enough to be safe

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No livestock was involved in the fire but a row of sheds was destroyed.

The fire is being treated as suspicious.