Firefighters tackle lorry trailers blaze in Northumberland

Fire crews have been battling a blaze in Northumberland tonight.

Sunday, 5th November 2017, 8:58 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:03 pm
Fire crews tackle the blaze.

These pictures show fire crews tackling several articulated trailers and other vehicles which were well alight.

The lorries are on a former helipad on Cowpen Industrial Estate, Ennerdale Road, in Blyth.

The trailers are well alight

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service received a call at 7.18pm this evening that two lorries were alight and two crews, from West Hartford and Pegswood, were sent to the fire.

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At 10pm, the incident was still ongoing and the service was unable to give any more details, although, locally, it is believed the trailers contained clothes destined for the Third World.

A fire appliance at the scene of the fire.
Several lorry trailers alight.
The trailers are well alight
A fire appliance at the scene of the fire.
Several lorry trailers alight.