Major Blaze Closes Town Centre

The Fire service and police are dealing with a ‘major’ fire in the centre of Stanley.

The blaze has been burning strong since 2PM, in the Elite Buildings In Front Street, Stanley.

More than 40 firefighters are currently fighting the blaze.

Police have a cordon in place meaning the A693 Rotary Way is closed along with the main road which runs through Stanley.

Business effected by the blaze include a Chinese Takeaway, Off-license and a gym.

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Trevor Sherwood is the Editor of Police Hour. Trevor studied Crime and Investigation at Teesside Uni and has a background within policing.

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