Photography shop owner hospitalised after blaze wrecks store

FIRE left a photography shop badly damaged and its owner hospitalised on Saturday. Two fire crews tackled the blaze at Derek George Photography on Bucklesbury in Hitchin after they were called shortly after 8.30am. A man in his 60s was taken to hospital

FIRE left a photography shop badly damaged and its owner hospitalised on Saturday.

Two fire crews tackled the blaze at Derek George Photography on Bucklesbury in Hitchin after they were called shortly after 8.30am.

A man in his 60s was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The fire, which gutted a backroom and smoke-logged the building, was out by 9am. Investigators said it was caused by an electrical fault.


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