Firefighters busy tackling blazes across St Albans

Hose reel in fire engine locker

Hose reel in fire engine locker - Credit: Cambs Fire & Rescue Service

Firefighters rushed to help emergency situations across St Albans this weekend.

The Herts Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) assisted a driver who had left the road and crashed into a forested area on the B561 in Sandridge, on Saturday (January 27) at about 6pm.

There was also a moped fire on Park Street Lane on Sunday (January 28), which was attended by a fire engine from Garston.

They extinguished the blaze around 6.45pm.

A tree went up in flames on Lybury Lane on Sunday at about 4.10pm, but crews from Redbourn were able to put it out.


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HFRS also received “an abundance of calls” about a car fire between junctions eight and nine of the M1, at about 4.30pm on Sunday.

Both St Albans and Hemel Hempstead firefighters were called out to tackle the flames.

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