Tyne & Wear

Father and daughter escape Sunderland bungalow fire

A man and his teenage daughter narrowly escaped serious injury after fire damaged their bungalow in Sunderland.

The fire started at the property in Tower Street West, in the Hendon area of the city, early on Saturday.

The 42-year-old man and his 13-year-old daughter were treated by paramedics at the scene after managing to escape through a window.

A spokesman for Tyne and wear Fire and rescue Service said an investigation into the cause was being carried out.

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