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DELIBERATE ACT: Flats badly damaged in suspected arson attack in Abbots Langley

 Published on: 18th October 2019   |   By: Jake Levison   |   Category: Uncategorized

A fire which police are treating as suspected arson has caused major damage to a block of flats in Abbots Langley.

Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a building fire in Gade View Gardens, Abbots, on October 9 just before 9.30pm.

Two crews attended the fire which was on the third-floor landing.

No one was injured in the fire which police suspect to have been started deliberately.

Police say the fire caused extensive damage to the block of flats and five people had to be evacuated out of their homes and places in temporary accommodation.

A spokesperson for Herts Police said: “Officers attended to assist at the scene and are investigating as it is believed the fire was started intentionally.

“If you have information to assist the investigation this can be reported online at, speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat at or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 41/91668/19.

“Alternatively, you can stay 100 per cent anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at”.

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