FIRE TEARS THROUGH MORPETH BUILDINGS

Three buildings including a large hall with a commercial kitchen, house and shed have been destroyed by fire in Morpeth overnight.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Morpeth Road just after 10.20pm.

Despite the efforts of Fire and Rescue crew, the buildings could not be saved.

The historic Closebourne house situated adjacent to the fire was not damaged.

Police are now investigating the cause.

We will have the full report tonight at 6pm.

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