The TL (Turntable Ladder) is deployed as a water tower. Water is directed onto the roof of the cylinder store section to prevent spread to that area.
This shot shows the rear of the building. Former windows have been sealed with breeze blocks in an attempt to prevent vandalism and break-ins. This made access to the fire more difficult for the fire brigade.
South Street, Newbottle, Houghton-Le-Spring,