Investigation into blaze at derelict Stevenage house

AN INVESTIGATION is underway, following a blaze at a derelict house this morning (Thursday).

Three fire crews were called to the property in Homestead Moat, Stevenage, at 12.45am. The fire was dealt with just over one hour later.

Police also attended the incident at the derelict property, and have been conducting investigations with the fire service, which are ongoing.

The fire started outside the rear of the property – but it is not known what the cause was.

All options – including whether the fire was started deliberately – are being kept open.


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There was also a fire at a property in Letchworth GC last night.

Firefighters attended a property in Spring Road just after 10pm, following reports that a fire had broken out in the bedroom.

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It was out just a few minutes later.

There were no injuries in either fires.

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