I think to be fair, *all* schools that are remotely near Hemel Hempstead should be shut.... I could drive there in half an hour so therefore I shouldnt have to go to school I reckon!
The latest is that they're going to start attacking the blaze at midnight. I've just been down there and it's mad - you can't get anywhere near as it's all sealed off and there's people taking pics/video everywhere. The emergency sirens are still going off, and there's hundreds of Police....absolutely amazed there's no fatalities. Shame they're being evacuated to Leisure World....that place is hell on earth!
I live in Bucks (near the herts border). My mum and dad were both woken up by it this morning. And the smoke is blowing right in the direction of my house. great!
People in my town heard the explosion partly and we live about 70miles from the place of the explosion,
There was a sense of petrol in the air aswell earlier tonight, could just be coincidence thoe.
They've closed schools back in like chorleywood, like St Clement Danes, & in Rickmansworth, yet schools which are nearer hemel are open apparently.. swear some of the harpenden and st albans schools which are nearer hemel are open?
I think its more of the case that theyre not sure what teachers will be able to get in from transport issues.
Anyone see Andy Dicker & Andy Ash's home video footage on the TV? Legends!!
They started pouring 32,000 litres of foam a minute on the fire at 8.30 this morning....lets see how it goes...
Optimistically they say by mid-afternnon it will be out..
i highly doubt this though.
Way more than 1/2 the schools are shut my sisters is shut and thats in st albans. Though about the explosion I live 2 miles from it and i didnt even wake up. thank god for double glazing. And well said about leisure world the place is a hole, its like a great big gentlemans lavatory <***> luton or even a gentlemans lavatory in luton (but that could be a little harsh)
I used to hate aquasplash!
What schools are you all at then?
I might actualy go up to jarman park or whatever its called later to try and blag some free pizza. mmm pizza. I haven't been there in years.