People evacuated from homes after fire at Stevenage block of flats

People were evacuated from flats at High Plash yesterday evening

People were evacuated from flats at High Plash yesterday evening - Credit: Archant

Residents were evacuated from a block of flats in Stevenage yesterday evening after a blaze broke out on the third floor.

Police and fire crews from Hitchin, Baldock and Stevenage were called at 7.15pm to Cuttys Lane after the blaze started at the flats in High Plash.

Road closures were put in place at Bedwell Crescent at the junction with Cuttys Lane, and at Homestead Moat at the junction with St George’s Way.

The fire was quickly put out and no-one was injured.

People were allowed back into their homes later in the evening.


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Investigations into the cause of the fire are ongoing.

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