This surprising footage reveals firefighters tackle a blaze at a café in County Durham after a automobile was “driven into the doorway and set alight”.
The incident occurred at Sizzlers on Blackhills Road, Horden, shortly after 9.30pm on Wednesday and sparked an enormous emergency service response.
Durham Constabulary consider a black Mitsubishi shogun was driven into the doorway of Sizzlers and that the occupants set the car alight earlier than making off on foot.
In a video captured on the scene, the automobile was ravaged by flames and a small explosion might be heard earlier than hearth engines arrive on the scene and firefighters extinguish the blaze.
Police arrived quickly afterwards and shut off the street to safe the scene and maintain residents away.
Witnesses from the scene consider one police van, one police automobile and two hearth engines all attended the scene.
A joint investigation is now beneath approach with the drive and County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service to determine the circumstances across the incident.
This morning, the street stays closed off with the aftermath of the fireplace clearly seen from the charred constructing.
Durham Constabulary is now interesting for anybody with data into the incident to return ahead.
A spokesperson for Durham Constabulary stated: “Police have been known as to a premises in Horden final night time (January 13) following reviews of a car colliding with a constructing.
“It is believed a black Mitsubishi shogun was driven into the doorway of Sizzlers shortly after 9.30pm.
“The occupants then set the car alight earlier than making off on foot in an unknown path.
“A joint investigation is now underway with County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service.
“Anyone with data is requested to contact Peterlee CID on 101 quoting incident quantity 390 of January 13.”