Welwyn Garden City firefighters kept busy

Welwyn Garden City fire crew kept busy.

Welwyn Garden City fire crew kept busy. - Credit: Archant

The Welwyn Garden City fire service was called out to two separate reports of fires in the same hour.

Yesterday at 4.21pm the fire service received a call to reports of a fire in the garden of a domestic property on The Crescent, Welwyn.

Herts Fire Control tweeted: “A crew from Welwyn Garden City attended. On their arrival the crew found this to be controlled burning.”

In the same hour at 4.49pm the Welwyn Garden City crew attended a property in Hyde Valley, after reports came in of an open fire.

A spokesman for Hertfordshire Country Council said: “A crew attended to discover it was a false emergency and was actually a controlled fire.”

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