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Car fires in Island Road, Hersden, near Canterbury

By Claire McWethy

Firefighters were called to a yard in Canterbury where two cars were alight.

The blaze happened in Island Road, Hersden and two crews were sent shortly before 9pm yesterday.

They put the fire out using a jet, with water collected from a nearby hydrant, and wore breathing apparatus to get close to the fire.

Firefighters in action. Stock image Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters in action. Stock image: Kent Fire and Rescue Service

The cause is not yet known.

Crews had left the scene by 9.30pm.


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