Accidental wheelie bin fire in Hitchin this afternoon

Crews were called to Stevenage and Letchworth overnight to deal with two fires.

Crews were called to Stevenage and Letchworth overnight to deal with two fires. - Credit: Archant

Two fire engines were called to put out a fire in Hitchin this afternoon.

An accidental fire in a wheelie bin spread to a nearby fence on Wellingham Avenue at around 3.40pm this afternoon.

The engines, from Hitchin and Stevenage extinguished the fire just after 4pm and no injuries were reported.