Fire breaks out in building full of wood and diesel in Crockenhill

PUBLISHED: 09:34 10 October 2017 | UPDATED: 09:34 10 October 2017




The fire started just after midnight

Firefighters have remained at the scene of a Crockenhill blaze which broke out in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Crews were called to Stone Cross Road just after 12.10am, to a burning outbuilding made of steel panels and scaffolding.

According to Kent Fire and Rescue Service, the building is used to house a “large amount of wood and diesel”.

At the height of the blaze, four fire engines were rushed to the scene, along with a mini digger Bobcat, to create a fire break and stop the flames from spreading.

There were no reports of any injuries.

One fire engine remains at the scene damping down the remaining flames.

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