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Pallet yard fire in Hertfordshire disrupts trains

Smoke from a fire at a pallet yard in Hertfordshire disrupted train services on a nearby rail line.

More than 40 firefighters dealt with the fire at the site in Rye Road, Hoddesdon, from about 02:45 BST.

Smoke disrupted services on a nearby rail line and a bus service replaced trains between Hertford and Hoddesdon until mid-morning.

Fire chiefs said about 25% of the pallets at the site were set on fire in the incident.

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