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

PUBLISHED: 15:14 20 April 2017

Firefighters

Firefighters

Cambs Fire & Rescue Service

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.

More news stories

15:00

It’s said to be the most wonderful time of the year, but is it really for everyone?

14:30

Tickets have gone on sale for an annual Hertfordshire music festival at a special discounted price.

09:00

More than 100 children in St Albans will be homeless this Christmas, according to housing charity Shelter.

09:00

Court results published by the Herts Ad are taken from St Albans, Stevenage and Hatfield Magistrates Court and are published without prejudice.

CountryPhile

I should probably have taken the hint! Walking out into the garden recently an unprecedented flock of thirty or more crows raucously greeted me from the treetops at the bottom of my garden. Cawing and croaking these big, black birds clung clumsily to the top most branches and twigs, jostling and flapping to stay balanced in a constant flurry of feathers. There is always something ominous about crows – they are after all carrion crows, the vultures of the bird world – always watching for scraps and weakness that might mean their next meal.

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

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Herts Most Wanted Herts Business Awards