Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a blaze just before 1.00pm on Saturday 13th November involving two HGVs in the Ashford Truck Stop at Waterbrook.

Four fire engines and a bulk water carrier were sent to the scene.

On arrival crews were faced with the trailers of two vehicles on fire and the possibility of the blaze spreading to the HGV cabs.

Crews used compressed air foam and main jets to fully extinguish the blaze.

Both trailers had a cargo of baled paper and were destroyed by the fire but the cabs suffered only heat damage. There were no reported injuries.

The fire is believed to have been accidental and the cause is thought to have been the use of a camping gas stove in between the vehicles.

By Ed

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