Home   Weald   News   Article

Fuel tanker on fire in Cranbrook

Fire crews were called to a yard in the early hours of this morning where they discovered a fuel tanker ablaze.

Upon arrival the three engines were confronted by a heavy goods vehicle containing heating fuel alight in Gills Green.

The incident began at the Cranbrook site at 2.41am - a road closure was put in place and the fire was isolated by 4.09am.

Stock picture.
Stock picture.

The fire destroyed the HGV and partially affected a nearby portacabin and two additional tankers, that were damaged by the heat.

One pump remained on site until 5.09am.

The cause of the incident is currently unknown.


More by this author


Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More