A mum has 'lost everything' following a property fire which saw emergency services descend on a North East street this morning.

Cleveland Police were called to a fire on Dalcross Court in Hemlington, Middlesbrough at about 7.15am today (Monday, October 2).

They said all residents were safely evacuated while emergency services worked at the scene.

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Following the incident, a GoFundMe fundraiser page has set up to help a mother and her family who have been heavily by the blaze.

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The fundraising page, set up by Jade OBrien, said the mum-of-five had "lost everything" after a house on the street was set on fire.

It asked if anyone could give money to help the mother and her newborn baby and children aged 14, 13, 10, 7.

Ms O'Brien called the incident "anyone's worst nightmare" and said she would be grateful for any donation.

A Cleveland Police spokesperson said: "Police were called to a house fire on Dalcross Court, Hemlington just before 7.15am today. 

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"Occupants of the address and neighbouring properties were safely evacuated so emergency services could deal with the situation. 

"Enquiries into the incident are underway and we would appeal for anyone with information, doorbell/dashcam or CCTV footage to get contact Cleveland Police on the 101 number quoting ref 196439.

“If you don’t want to speak to police you can pass information anonymously to www.crimestoppers-uk.org or phone them on 0800 555 111.”

Pictures and video from the scene showed the devastation as officers sifted through the damage at the property.

A large police cordon could be seen still in place this morning while officers carried out their enquiries.

A CFB spokesperson reported that the fire has caused 80 per cent fire, heat and smoke damage to the property and that all occupants had been accounted for.

The blaze was brought under control by just before 9.15am.

The spokesperson added: "Investigations will begin as per usual procedure."

You can find the fundraiser here.