Pets rescued from Sunderland blaze

Pan fire in New Silksworth
Pan fire in New Silksworth

Firefighters rescued animals from a house fire in Sunderland.

A crew from Farringdon fire station were called to The Crescent in New Silksworth this afternoon where a pan had caught fire.

The firefighters were called at 1.45pm and removed the pan from the kitchen to extinguish it and also rescued two dogs and a cat from the house.

The kitchen suffered moderate smoke damage and the rest of the house was slightly smoke damaged.