Firefighters rush to large fire in Radlett derelict building

PUBLISHED: 08:08 31 October 2018 | UPDATED: 09:02 31 October 2018

Hose reel in fire engine locker. Firefighters rush to Radlett derelict building.

Hose reel in fire engine locker. Firefighters rush to Radlett derelict building.

Cambs Fire & Rescue Service

Firefighters were called to extinguish a large fire in Radlett yesterday evening.

At about 9pm, the Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service were dealing with a blaze on Watford Road.

The fire was on the first floor and roof of a derelict building and crews from Watford, Garston, St Albans and Stevenage had to use a platform to get above the flames.

No-one was hurt because the building was empty.

Crew members advised nearby residents on Twitter to keep their windows closed, and the fire was extinguished around 11pm.

It is not yet known how the fire started, but there will be an investigation of the premises this morning.

More news stories

19:00

Veterans enjoyed a free three-course meal cooked by students this Armistice Day.

17:21

A St Albans woman marched in the people’s procession on Remembrance Sunday to mark her family members who fought in World War I.

16:31

A beacon was lit in St Albans over the weekend to mark the end of a day remembering those who fought in World War I.

13:20

Do you recognise the men pictured in these CCTV images?

CountryPhile

Recently we, as a family (minus two of the kids), visited The Lodge RSPB reserve in Sandy, Bedfordshire. I had never been before, which is perhaps amiss of me as a birdwatcher as it is the headquarters of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds or RSPB and only 45 minutes drive from home.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the The Herts Advertiser e-edition E-edition
Zoo Watch CountryPhile

Newsletter Sign Up

Herts Advertiser weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Herts Most Wanted Herts Business Awards