Man hurt after building collapses in Welwyn

The woman has now been discharged

The woman has now been discharged - Credit: Archant

A man has been hurt after part of a home in Welwyn collapsed.

Police, fire and ambulance crews are on the scene this afternoon (Tuesday) in Rosecroft Lane, in Oaklands, following the collapse.

A police spokeswoman told Welwyn Hatfield Times: “We were called by the ambulance service just after 3.15pm.

“It was a report that part of a building had collapsed onto a man.

“The fire brigade was called as well.”

A fire service spokesman said no one was trapped following the collapse.

It is understood the man was not seriously hurt, but has been treated by paramedics.

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Officers from Welwyn Hatfield Council were called to survey the damage.