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Skip lorry on fire on A249 in Detling

Thursday 13th October 2016

A skip lorry is on fire on the A249 at Detling, it has emerged in the past few minutes.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service say the vehicle is not on the carriageway and being tackled with foam.

A KFRS statement adds: "The vehicle is not on the carriageway and fire crews in breathing apparatus are using compressed air foam to extinguish the fire. The vehicle is a roll on roll off LGV with a skip. The contents of the skip are waste material and are alight."