St Albans firefighters on their way to car blaze in under a minute

PUBLISHED: 15:14 20 April 2017

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Firefighters were mobilised after just 51 seconds to a car fire in St Albans today (April 20).

A car had accidentally caught alight in King Harry Lane, St Albans, at about 1.45pm and St Albans Fire Station were on their way to help in under a minute.

They arrived at the blaze in six minutes, by 1.53pm.

Herts Fire Control described the car as “well alight” on arrival.

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