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Recycling depot gutted by fire close to Buncefield disaster site

A fire has gutted Holywell Haulages recycling depot in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, close to the site of 2005 Buncefield oil fire. Hertfordshire fire brigade were called at 9.51 am and the first fire engine arrived at 9.57. While no one was hurt, 1000 people were evacuated from adjacent buildings. A fire brigade spokeswoman said: While the fire was contained in the building, which was gutted, a digger and a lorry were destroyed as well. Aerosols in a skip were believed to have started ...