Firefighters tackle 30-tonne Welwyn flytipping blaze

Firefighters put out about 30 tonnes of burning flytipped rubbish on the edge of Welwyn last night.

Firefighters put out about 30 tonnes of burning flytipped rubbish on the edge of Welwyn last night.

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Firefighters put out about 30 tonnes of flytipped rubbish that had set alight on the edge of Welwyn last night.

The flytipped items were dumped in Mardleywoods, off the B197 Mardley Hill in Oaklands.

Herts Fire Control said this morning that details would be passed to Herts County Council to removal, and that police would be informed.

The WHT is awaiting further details from the emergency services.

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