A fire which ripped through the Laundry building late at night has caused total damage to the huge linen factory that cleaned stuff for hotels etc. Lots of chemicals and materials inside.
Herts Fire tweeted "6 appliances and various special resources in attendance. 37 calls so far and they are still coming as the fire can be seen from some distance away"
Video : The warehouse totally on fire.
The fire caused major damage to the warehouse causing the roof to collapsed at Rhodes Way, just off Colonial Way.
At least 65 staff were called by the supervisor and told not to come in until further notice.
Police are investigation continues to determine if this was Arson or by other means of an electrical fault.
Charlotte tweeted "there's a fire somewhere in Watford and I just tried to wake up my entire family in a panic because I thought the smell was coming from inside our house lolllll"
We are currently dealing with a commercial building fire on the Reeds Estate in Watford. We currently have 6 appliances and various special resources in attendance. 37 calls so far and they are still coming as the fire can be seen from some distance away #allcallsstartwithcontrol— Herts Fire Control (@HertsFRSControl) July 12, 2018