West Auckland's Manor Farm partially destroyed by fire
Date of alert:
Friday, 5 August 2022
Dozens of firefighters spent more than four hours tackling a massive fire that engulfed a County Durham farmer’s field yesterday.
Videos at the scene show smoke billowing over houses and orange flames as the fire spreads across a nearby field.
A County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "Reports of a large fire on a farm at the rear of The Manor House in West Auckland came into CDDFRS control just after 4.30pm yesterday, Wednesday 3rd of August.