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Blaze on A249 at Keycol near Sittingbourne as smoke pours from trailer carrying rubbish


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Smoke billowed across the A249 near Sittingbourne today from a blazing lorry trailer.

The vehicle, carrying rubbish, caught alight on the busy road at Keycol at about 8.45am.

Thick smoke poured across the south-bound carriageway during rush-hour traffic.

Firefighters tackle a blaze on the A249. Picture: @ABP_photography
Firefighters tackle a blaze on the A249. Picture: @ABP_photography
Smoke billows from a trailer unit on the A249 near Sittingbourne
Smoke billows from a trailer unit on the A249 near Sittingbourne
Smoke across the carriageway of the A249. Picture: @TaraaCampbell94
Smoke across the carriageway of the A249. Picture: @TaraaCampbell94

Kent Fire and Rescue Service said two crews and a bulk water carrier were sent to the scene.

Firefighters in breathing apparatus used two hose reels and a hydrant to tackle the blaze.

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