Fire in London Colney believed to be deliberate

PUBLISHED: 17:51 14 August 2018 | UPDATED: 17:51 14 August 2018

Firefighters tackled a combine harvester blaze for more than an hour in March yesterday afternoon (September 3). Picture: ARCHANT

Firefighters tackled a combine harvester blaze for more than an hour in March yesterday afternoon (September 3). Picture: ARCHANT

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Firefighters were called to smouldering logs in London Colney which are believed to have been set alight deliberately.

A crew from St Albans Fire Station was called to the fire in coppice woods off Whitehorse Lane at 4.23pm today (Tuesday, August 14).

A pile of logs had been set on fire and were smouldering.

The crews believe the fire to have been set deliberately.

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