Tree fire in Welwyn Garden City after lightning strike

A TREE in a resident’s back garden was set alight after being hit by lightning.

The fire at 1.15pm started during the storm on Tuesday.

One crew from WGC attended the Moorside scene and had the blaze under control by 1.40pm.

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