Firefighters still tackling Hitchin blaze which started 12 hours ago
- Credit: Archant
Firefighters are still tackling a blaze which started 12 hours ago in an industrial unit which houses recycling waste.
Fire crews were called to the unit on Hunting Gate in Hitchin just before 9.30pm last night (Tuesday).
Overnight a total of nine fire crews have been on site, trying to bring the fire, which was well alight on the ground and first floor, under control.
Machinery has been used to seperate the waste which has not yet caught fire from that which has.
It is believed 40% of the unit’s contents was well alight.
The fire is still ongoing.
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