WATCH: Slideshow of photos from scrap yard fire

A fire that ripped through a Northumberland scrap yard has been extinguished according to eyewitnesses.

Police are currently helping the fire service with the fire in Seaton Delaval which broke out about 3.40pm today at Double Row.

Fire engulfs a scrap yard in Seaton Delaval. Picture by John Tuttiett.

Fire engulfs a scrap yard in Seaton Delaval. Picture by John Tuttiett.

Officers are at the scene to assist with road closures in the immediate area.

They currently remain in the area to assist the fire service in their operation and ensure the safety of the public.

Motorists are advised to avoid Double Row, which is closed near to its junction with the A192.

Click the link above to see a slideshow of images.