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Fire crews at scene of blazes at Lydd and Sittingbourne

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Fire crews are still at the scene of a massive fire at an army training site in Kent.

It started yesterday afternoon at Galloways Road in Lydd and at its height about 50 firefighters were needed to tackle the blaze.

No one has been reported as injured but people in the local area were warned to keeps their windows and doors closed.

Meantime, 2,500 tonnes of wood chippings are still on fire in Sittingbourne.

Crews were called to Ridham Docks at 10.30pm last night.

They required more than 30 firefighters to keep the flames under control. Some are still at the scene.

It is not known how either of the fires started.

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