Stevenage college campus evacuated after cupboard fire

14:39 23 April 2012

Fire crews were called to North Herts College in Stevenage today

Fire crews were called to North Herts College in Stevenage today

Daniel Wilson

STUDENTS and staff at a North Herts College campus had to be evacuated this afternoon (Monday) after a fire broke out in a computer cupboard.

Two fire crews from Stevenage and one from Hitchin were alerted at about 1.20pm to a blaze at the Stevenage campus in Monkswood Way.

Firefighters tackled a small fire on the first floor after IT equipment in a cupboard caught alight.

The blaze, which is believed to be accidental, was out by 2pm.

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