Firefighters battle flat blaze in St Albans

Firefighters tackling a blaze in St Albans. Picture: St Albans fire crew

Firefighters tackling a blaze in St Albans. Picture: St Albans fire crew - Credit: Archant

Smoke billowing out of a flat in St Albans alerted firefighters to a city centre blaze yesterday.

No-one was hurt in the fire, which happened at 4.55pm in a flat on Hatfield Road.

Crews from Garston, St Albans, and Hatfield attended the incident.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels and one jet to extinguish the flames.

St Albans firefighters thanked Premier Inn for housing the affected family.