This afternoon I was made aware of an incident in Durham City Centre.
An update from County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service at 15.20 stated:
8 crews are at the scene of a fire at the Milburngate development. We would like to confirm there are no reports of an explosion & we are dealing with large fire in the construction site. Please avoid the area & find an alternative route home.
Please stay safe and refer to Durham Constabulary for any updates on the issue.
Area Manager Keith Wanley updates from the the scene of the fire in the Milburngate development, Durham City.
Please avoid the area and find an alternate route. pic.twitter.com/AYf4sZMobj
— County Durham & Darlington Fire & Rescue Service (@CDDFRS) September 15, 2021