Welwyn Garden City fire crews puts out fire at Harry Potter studios

PUBLISHED: 13:14 11 July 2019 | UPDATED: 15:29 11 July 2019

The Warners Bros Studios in Leavesden. Picture: Karen Roe/Wikimedia Commons.

The Warners Bros Studios in Leavesden. Picture: Karen Roe/Wikimedia Commons.

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A total of 18 fire crews, including two from Welwyn Garden City, have put out the blaze at the studios where all eight Harry Potter films were made.

Hertfordshire County Council's Fire and Rescue Service were called at 11.29pm yesterday to the 80-hectare Warner Bros Studios complex in Leavesden.

HCC says 18 fire engines and support vehicles attended the scene to tackle the fire.

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HCC says 18 fire engines and support vehicles attended the scene to tackle the fire.

In addition, three jets and one aerial ladder platform were in use.

There have been no injuries and it was confirmed at 2.50pm (June 11) the fire has been put out.

Several vehicles are still at the site, according to HCC.

The Leavesden-based studios have also been involved in the production of The Dark Knight, Inception, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace and Jason Bourne.

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