Fire crews tackle blazes in Hitchin and Stevenage

FIRE crews were called to two separate house fires in Stevenage and Hitchin yesterday evening (Monday).

Crews first attended a fire at a property in Jessop Road, Stevenage. It was after a tumble dryer caught alight.

They were then called to a fire at a house in Trevor Road, Hitchin, after reports that the kitchen was ablaze.

Crews from Stevenage and Hitchin attended, with both fires out by 7pm.

No-one was hurt in either incident.