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Kent Fire and Rescue Service attends a range of incidents including fires, road crashes, flooding, rescues from height, mud or confined spaces. It also supports other agencies including Kent Police and South East Coast Ambulance Service on a regular basis.

The incidents shown on this page are just a sample of those which may be of interest to the public and media.

Incident
Update: M2 lorry fire
Incident details
Update: 8am 
Firefighters have extinguished a fire involving a lorry trailer containing alcoholic beverages on the M2 and remain on the scene damping down and making the scene safe. The coastbound carriageway remains closed between junctions 5 and 6, and motorists are advised to seek alternative routes and allow extra time for their journeys. 
 
The coast bound carriageway of the M2 motorway has been closed between junctions 5 and 6 due to a fire involving a lorry trailer. Firefighters and Kent Police are in attendance.
Start date and time
10/07/2018 05:55
Stop date and time
10/07/2018 06:47
Junction 5 - 6 M2
England
ME2 3UG
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • Highways England traffic officers
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