Zetland FM Local News - 24th August 2017
It's been announced that a house fire in Redcar is not being treated as suspicious;
Locals have handed in over a hundred knives to Cleveland Police;
...and part of Brotton has been taped off by police after a man suddenly died.
It's been announced that a house fire in Redcar is not being treated as suspicious.
The blaze on Cropton Close destroyed nearly all of a family's belongings on Tuesday afternoon.
Now it's been confirmed that police are investigating the fire and it's not being treated as suspicious.
No one was home at the time but the first floor was completely destroyed.
Neighbours say they heard two loud bangs before seeing smoke and calling the fire brigade.
Locals have handed in over a hundred knives to Cleveland Police.
It happened over one week last month after police asked people to hand them in without fear of prosecution.
Axes, machetes, pen knives and even a World War Two bayonet were all handed in.
It follows on from a successful campaign in May where one hundred and 72 sharp objects were handed in.
People were asked to put them in knife bins at the police station and they've since been safely disposed of.
And part of Brotton has been taped off by police after a man suddenly died.
It happened on Railway Terrace yesterday afternoon.
Police and paramedics were called after the man suddenly died at a house.
However the death is not being treated as suspicious.