Firefighters from three fire stations have been on the scene of a major blaze at a house on the headland in Hartlepool.

Emergency services raced to the Alliance Street at 2.14pm today. Smoke from the house could be seen  for miles across Hartlepool. 

Cleveland Fire and Rescue Service sent four pumping appliances to the scene. Two of the fire engines came from Stranton fire station, one came from Headland and one from Stockton.

The bedrooms on the first floor of the property have been destroyed. The roof to the property has completely collapsed.

It is not known if anyone has been injured within the blaze.

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