Live updates as emergency services rush to scene of Herts house fire

Emergency services are at the scene of a house blaze in Hemel Hempstead this evening (Thursday, April 15).

Police and fire crews are at the property on Belswains Lane after the fire broke out at just after 4pm.

Herts Police confirmed: “We’re currently assisting firefighters who are dealing with a fire at a property in Belswains Lane, Hemel.”

The road is currently closed and people are being advised to avoid the area.

The closure is in place from Lawn Lane to Great Elms Road, Herts Highways said.

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HertsLive – Hemel Hempstead