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Bin lorry in mystery blaze - full details

Tuesday 30th October 2018

A BIN lorry burst into flames earlier today and fire crews were called in to deal with it.

The drama unfolded in Paddock Wood this morning at around 9.30.

A Kent Fire and Rescue Service statement said: "We were called to a refuse lorry fire in Pearsons Green Road, Paddock Wood. There were no reported injuries.

"Crews used breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet and a fog spike to extinguish the fire. The vehicle and its contents were severely damaged by the fire. The cause isn't known at this stage."

The fire crews stayed at the scene for about two hours.