Tyne & Wear

Horse death fire is investigated

A horse has been killed in a fire on Tyneside.

Firefighters and police were called to the blaze at stables at Low Heworth Lane in Gateshead at 2350 BST on Tuesday.

Community firefighters from Gosforth and Hebburn attended the fire at the free standing stable using two hoses and breathing apparatus.

No one was hurt in the incident, and no other horses were injured. The stable was severely damaged.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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