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Van fire on A229 near Lord Lees roundabout heading for Blue Bell Hill


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A second incident is causing problems near Blue Bell Hill this morning.

Fire fighters have been called to the A229 near Lord Lees roundabout, just before Maidstone Road, to extinguish a van fire.

Two fire engines attended the scene. Picture: UKNIP
Two fire engines attended the scene. Picture: UKNIP

This comes after a six-vehicle collision on the London-bound carriageway of Blue Bell Hill, heading towards the Towns, earlier this morning.

A spokesman for Kent Fire and Rescue said: "Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of vehicle alight near the Lord Lees Roundabout, off the A229 Blue Bell Hill, Chatham.

"Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to extinguish the flames.

"No casualties were reported. It's believed the fire started accidentally."

No casualties were reported. Picture: UKNIP
No casualties were reported. Picture: UKNIP

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