Fire at Weetons

Fire engine outside a house in Charters Crescent, South Hetton, on Saturday.
Fire engine outside a house in Charters Crescent, South Hetton, on Saturday.

A small localised fire broke out at Weetons, earlier this afternoon.

James Murray from the shop on West Park said that it was just a small fire outside of the building.

He added: “It was a very small localised fire and the fire brigade were called as precaution.

“The building was evacuated and we are making sure everything is ready so we can open as usual again tomorrow.”