Four people escaped injury when flames engulfed a large shed, early this morning.

Firefighters from Watford, Garston and Kings Langley were called to the North Orbital Road in Watford at 12.55am.

On arrival, they found a 20m by 5m shed used for storage was well alight.

The crews used four jets to extinguish the blaze, which was out at 2.25am, but remained at the scene to dampen down using three jets.

The cause of the fire was noted as accidental and four people were said to be involved but were uninjured.