Small fire causes Welwyn Garden City school closure

A small fire has forced Stanborough School in Welwyn Garden City to close early today

A small fire has forced Stanborough School in Welwyn Garden City to close early today - Credit: Archant

A Welwyn Garden City school has closed early following a small fire this morning.

A fire in the boiler room at Stanborough School caused an electrical fault, which resulted in a “complete power failure” at the Lemsford Lane school, according to its website.

The school subsequently closed at 1pm, and pupils who are unable to get home will be supervised until a parent is contacted to arrange collection.

The school should be open tomorrow, but parents are advised to check the website and Twitter for updates.

A planned school production of Oklahoma scheduled for tonight is set to go ahead, but that will be confirmed by 5.30pm via the school’s website and Twitter.


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If cancelled, tickets from tonight will be valid for tomorrow.

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