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Fire crews battle grass blaze in Manor Way, Swanscombe

PUBLISHED: 08:24 09 August 2013 | UPDATED: 08:24 09 August 2013

Orpington fire station is to be rebuilt by mid-2014.

Orpington fire station is to be rebuilt by mid-2014.

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Three fire crews were called out last night to tackle a grass and heathland blaze in Swanscombe.

The fire, in Manor Way, took hold at about 6.55pm, and was under control by 7.40pm.

Firefighters from Kent Fire and Rescue used a hosereel and beaters to tackle the flames, which affected an area of about 200x50metres.

Did you see what happened? Send pictures to ramzy.alwakeel@archant.co.uk or call 020 8477 3903 with eyewitness accounts.

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