‘Out of control’ bonfire on former Martindale School site

Martindale School, Warners End, Hemel Hempstead.
Martindale School, Warners End, Hemel Hempstead.

Firefighters were called to a blaze on a former primary school site last night (Thursday, November 5).

It is believed the fire was started deliberately on a pile of rubbish on the construction site – where the school building is currently being demolished.

A fire crew from Hemel Hempstead fire station were called at 5.23pm and used one hose reel to put out the blaze.

The incident was dealt with by 6.34pm