Lorries destroyed by fire
Two lorries were destroyed in a suspicious blaze
The vehicles were parked up
at industrial units in College Road, Hextable. Fire crews were
called at 7.55pm. Experts believe it was arson.
One of the firemen on the
scene said: "It was difficult to actually get to the blaze because
of all the security measures around the site where the lorries were
"By the time we’d got there,
the fire was quite developed and it took us about an hour and a
half to put it out."
One of the lorries was 80%
damaged by the fire, the other less so, at 40%.
A spokesman for Kent Police
said: "We were made aware of the incident at 8.15pm, by which time
Kent Fire and Rescue Service were already on the scene.
"Police remained on the scene
until 1.55am and investigations into what is believed to be arson
Anyone with information can call police on 101, quoting
crime number YY/2063/13.