Sheds and equipment destroyed in allotment fire in Hartlepool
Sheds, tools and machinery have been destroyed in a fire at a Hartlepool allotment.
Cleveland Fire Brigade were called at 12.44pm on Monday, September 23 to a fire at Throston allotment close to Elmwood Road.
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