Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a grass fire on Mount Pleasant in Aylesford. Two fire engines were sent to the scene, and firefighters arrived to a large amount of grass and undergrowth alight. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze. No casualties were reported, and the cause is believed to be accidental due to discarded smoking materials.
Following the incident, firefighters are reminding the public to take extra precautions to reduce the risk of a field fire. Remember to safely dispose of all smoking materials, and to take any rubbish home with you.