FIRE UPDATE: Hartlepool firefighters return to West View Road to tackle further blaze

Firefighters who had previously tackled a blaze at a house in Hartlepool’s West View Road have been called back out to the same road to deal with a further fire.

By Neil Fatkin
Monday, 21st March 2022, 10:05 pm

Two fire appliances were deployed at 4.47pm from Hartlepool Fire Station and two breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet were used to extinguish the blaze on the first floor of the property.

Cleveland Fire Brigade confirmed they believed the house was unoccupied and fire crews requested that the road was closed while firefighters dealt with the incident.

Two fire appliances from Hartlepool have since been deployed back to West View Road, Central Estate, following reports of a fire in the roof space of a house.They have been joined by a fire appliance from Billingham.

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It has not yet been confirmed if this is the same or a different property.

Four breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets were used to extinguish the blaze. Cleveland Fire Brigade have confirmed there are no injuries and that no one was in the property during the second fire.

Cleveland fire Brigade have tweeted that people “should avoid the area”.

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Firefighters back at West View Road, Central Estate after reports of a further blaze.

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Firefighters tackling a second blaze, this time in the roof of a property.
A section of West View Road was cordoned off while fire crews tackled a second fire.
Fire crews at the scene of a house fire on West View Road in Hartlepool earlier today (March 21).