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ALERT: M20 closed as fire crews fight vehicle blaze

Friday 19th July 2019

THE emergency services have closed the M20 coast bound as firefighters battle a vehicle blaze.

Traffic is being barred from the section between junction 8 for Leeds Castle and junction 9 for Ashford.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service says it currently has two fire engines at the scene. Crews are tackling both the vehicle fire and burning grass on the verge.

Readers using or living along the A20 should expect a significant increase in vehicles.

Photo: KFRS library image