Police cordon in Hartlepool street following reports of a house fire in the area

There is a police presence in a Hartlepool street on Monday, August 5 following reports of a fire.

Monday, 5th August 2019, 09:36 am
Updated Monday, 5th August 2019, 09:50 am

Damage can be seen to the front of a property in the town’s Stephen Street following reports of a fire at a house there on Sunday, August 5.

It is believed that the blaze happened at around 9pm.

Footage and photographs from the scene show a police van still present in the street, while the front door of a property has been taped off.

A police cordon outside a property on Stephen Street, Hartlepool, following a fire.

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A property in Stephen Street was left damage following a fire at the address.
The incident is said to have happened on Sunday, August 4.