A fire has been reported from Consett Number One Industrial Estate.
Five fire appliances are currently at the scene of a large fire at Number One Industrial Estate in Consett. Please avoid the area – thank you for your cooperation. pic.twitter.com/4xoZWZxK0z
— County Durham & Darlington Fire & Rescue Service (@CDDFRS) November 1, 2018
— Phil Jones (@consettphil) November 1, 2018
There is speculation the Gardner Aerospace unit is on fire, and people are being advised to avoid the area.
More news to follow as it comes in.