Sheds and equipment destroyed in allotment fire in Hartlepool

Sheds, tools and machinery have been destroyed in a fire at a Hartlepool allotment.

Wednesday, 25th September 2019, 6:11 pm
Two fire fighters were sent to the scene.

Cleveland Fire Brigade were called at 12.44pm on Monday, September 23 to a fire at Throston allotment close to Elmwood Road.

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Two fire fighters were sent to the scene of the blaze where they used hose reel jets to put it out.

A spokesperson for Cleveland Fire Brigade said: “Three sheds were destroyed by fire and three sheds were 75% destroyed by fire. Various tools and machinery were also destroyed.”

Cleveland Fire brigade is launching a recruitment campaign for retained firefighters to commit time to be on-call to tackle fires and other emergencies. For more information visit the brigade website at www.clevelandfire.gov.uk