Emergency services battle minibus fire in Hitchin this morning

Smoke seen from the fire scene. Photo taken by Matthew Wyle

Smoke seen from the fire scene. Photo taken by Matthew Wyle - Credit: Archant

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a fire in Hitchin.

Minibus on fire in Hitchin. Photo taken by Mark Skeggs

Minibus on fire in Hitchin. Photo taken by Mark Skeggs - Credit: Archant

Ambulance crews, firefighters and the police were called to reports of a white minibus on fire on Park Way, at 8.50am this morning (Monday).

Ambulance spokesman Gary Sanderson said: “We have four ambulance crews at scene dealing with four patients, all with minor injuries, all four will be conveyed to Lister for further assessments.”

Road diversions are in place while the fire is brought under control.

Police have closed the A505 Park Way junction, the Three Moorehens roundabout and the right turning into Charlton.


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Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Check back for further updates.

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