Students evacuated after University of Hertfordshire blaze

PUBLISHED: 09:33 12 January 2009 | UPDATED: 22:08 26 October 2009

EIGHTY students were evacuated from their lodgings yesterday (Sunday) after a bedroom bin blaze. Firefighters from Hatfield and St Albans were called to a four-storey accommodation block on the University of Hertfordshire's De Havilland campus in Hatfield

EIGHTY students were evacuated from their lodgings yesterday (Sunday) after a bedroom bin blaze.

Firefighters from Hatfield and St Albans were called to a four-storey accommodation block on the University of Hertfordshire's De Havilland campus in Hatfield just after 5.30pm.

A small bin fire was extinguished and a positive pressure ventilation fan was used to remove smoke from the building.

No one was injured.

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