Fire in Hitchin primary school grounds destroys outside shelter

Firefighters tackled a blaze in the grounds of Our Lady Catholic Primary School in Hitchin. Picture:

Firefighters tackled a blaze in the grounds of Our Lady Catholic Primary School in Hitchin. Picture: @budgehitchinWC - Credit: @budgehitchinWC

Firefighers tackled a blaze in the grounds of a primary school in Hitchin this morning.

A team from Hitchin fire station extinguished the flames at Our Lady Catholic Primary School in Old Hale Way just after 9am.

The fire destroyed a wooden shelter and, according to reports, some play equipment.

Parents of children at the school have been informed.

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