Lorry fire on M25 near Dartford

30+ Incident Thursday 20 January 2022 07:29

Thursday 20 January 2022 08:00
Fire engines: 2
Partner agencies: National Highways traffic officers
Equipment: Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet, PPE - Breathing apparatus


Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a lorry alight on the M25 clockwise, near Junction 2 for Dartford. 

Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to extinguish the flames. 

No casualties were reported and the cause is unknown. 

Duty of care has been left with the Highways Agency and motorists have been advised to expect delays while congestion clears in the area.