Firefighters have been tackling a blaze in Roker this afternoon (15th April).
Smoke could be seen billowing from a garage fire on Ripon Street.
Due to the large amount of smoke, local residents were advised to keep windows and doors closed.
Two Red Watch crews from Sunderland Central are currently dealing with a garage fire in Ripon Street, #Roker. One crew from Farringdon are on their way. There’s a large amount of smoke so local residents are please advised to keep windows and doors closed. pic.twitter.com/i1m9gT18L6
— Tyne and Wear FRS (@Tyne_Wear_FRS) April 15, 2019