Evacuation at Welwyn Garden City sports centre

PUBLISHED: 16:15 27 December 2017 | UPDATED: 16:15 27 December 2017

Two fire engines from Stevenage were called to deal with the fire.

Two fire engines from Stevenage were called to deal with the fire.


People were evacuated from buildings at a sports centre in Welwyn Garden City today while the fire service attended the scene.

A Welwyn Garden City fire crew, White Watch, was called to Gosling Sports Park in Stanborough Road.

White Watch WGC tweeted: “Attended a HAZMAT incident today at Gosling Sports Park indoor Acrylic dome due to a faulty diesel generator producing large quantities of fumes.

“Surrounding buildings were temporarily evacuated.

“The faulty generator was isolated and the bubble dome was ventilated.”

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