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Car fire in Sun Lane, Hythe

ByMolly Mileham-Chappell

This dramatic image shows the moment firefighters rushed to the scene of a car fire.

The photograph was taken in Sun Lane, around 6.15pm last night.

Kent Fire and Rescue service confirmed they were called to reports of a car alight at 5.43pm.

The car fire in Hythe. Picture credit: Robert Pawlicki
The car fire in Hythe. Picture credit: Robert Pawlicki

One fire engine attended the blaze and crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the flames.

Eyewitnesses told how the fire held up rush hour traffic, near the town centre.

The fire is believed to have started accidentally.

There were no reported injuries.

Crews left the scene around 6.20pm.

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