Firefighters called to car alight at Strood petrol station
Firefighters have warned of the dangers of driving into a
petrol forecourt when your car is on fire.
It came after a blazing Renault pulled
into the Co-op petrol station on the A2, Watling Street, at 8.30pm
A spokesman for Kent Fire and Rescue
said the man made the ‘sudden decision’ to drive into the forecourt
and park after noticing flames coming from his car.
Firefighters spent an
hour putting out the blaze and carrying out safety
checks at the garage.
The spokesman added: "If you realise
that your car might be alight when you are driving, pull over at
the first available opportunity, but try to avoid exposing other
people to risk."
No one was injured in the
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