Large fire breaks out at Peterlee Industrial estate

Fire Crews are currently on the scene of a large fire at an industrial estate in Peterlee in County Durham.

The fire broke out at 11.45am on Bank Holiday Monday at the Nort East Industrial Estate

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue’s control room have said that the smoke can be seen from surrounding villages.

The area is expected to be closed for a number of hours while emergency services deal with the fire.

Anyone within the local area is asked to keep their windows and doors shut. It is not known if anyone has been injured.