Fire breaks out at Potters Bar farm

A FIRE broke out at a farm in Potters Bar early this morning (Monday). Firefighters were called to Chase Farm, off Dove Lane, just after midnight this morning, after reports of a car on fire setting light to a pile of logs. Units from Potters Bar, Hatfiel

A FIRE broke out at a farm in Potters Bar early this morning (Monday).

Firefighters were called to Chase Farm, off Dove Lane, just after midnight this morning, after reports of a car on fire setting light to a pile of logs.

Units from Potters Bar, Hatfield, Hertford and Cheshunt were called to the scene, where a Rover had caught fire and spread to 100 tonnes of logs.

The crews allowed the fire to burn itself out safely, which it finally did just after 9am.

A firefighter from Potters Bar station said they believe the car had been set alight deliberately.