FIRE crews were called to the scene of a blaze at a property in Darlington on Thursday.

Smoke filled Brinkburn Drive as a lean-to and shed located at the side and rear of the property were engulfed in flames at around 2.30pm.

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One man was inside the property at the time. However, there are no reported injuries.

Police cordoned off the street while firefighters from County Durham & Darlington Fire and Rescue Service dealt with the incident.