CCTV released after fire caused almost £1m worth of damage at concrete compound
Police have launched an investigation after an alleged arson attack caused nearly £1m worth of damage.
At around 8.45pm on Tuesday, police were called to Ezimix concrete compound in Gateshead where machinery was ablaze.
Emergency services attended and Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue service was able to bring the fire under control.
Thankfully, no one was at the compound on Wellington Road in Dunston at the time so nobody was injured.
Officers say five concrete wagons worth £175,000 each were damaged - three of which were completely destroyed - and one loading shovel worth £100,000 was also... read more
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