Arson attack in Welwyn Garden City

A FIRE investigation has begun after four cars were set alight in WGC this morning (Friday). More than 20 gas canisters halted the progress of firefighters as they battled against the flames from around 2.30am. The fire at Peartree Lane was attended by

A FIRE investigation has begun after four cars were set alight in WGC this morning (Friday).

More than 20 gas canisters halted the progress of firefighters as they battled against the flames from around 2.30am.

The fire at Peartree Farm, off Peartree Lane was attended by four fire crews and police.

Neighbour Stella Smith of Home Meadow told the WHT at the scene she saw flames shooting from the building.


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She said: "It looked pretty dangerous."

Road blocks were put in place but lifted at around 8.30am.

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Scenes of crime officers and a fire enforcement team are still at the site.

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