Large house fire in Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 13:31 19 October 2019 | UPDATED: 15:42 19 October 2019

Firefighters were called to a large fire in Boundary Lane, Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Archant

Firefighters were called to a large fire in Boundary Lane, Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Archant

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One person was taken to hospital following a large house fire in Welwyn Garden City.

The fire service was called at 11.47am to a roof fire at a house in Boundary Lane.

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Four fire engines were sent from Welwyn Garden City Green Watch, Hatfield, Hertford and Welwyn, along with the Aerial Ladder Platform from Stevenage.

On arrival, firefighters found the roof well alight and used hose reels to extinguish the blaze.

Two people suffered from smoke inhalation and one person was taken to hospital with burns.

Crews remained on the scene after the fire was out to damp the area down and make it safe.


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