Tyne & Wear

Sunderland warehouse blaze tackled by fire crews

Firefighters have been tackling a warehouse fire in Sunderland which broke out in the early hours.

Several units at an industrial estate off Chaytor Grove in Hendon have been severely damaged in the blaze.

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service are now cooling the site, which has an asbestos roof and is thought to be storing about nine gas cylinders.

Police said no-one had been injured and the cause of the fire was being investigated.

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