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Car Fire on M20 Near Detling, Maidstone: Kent Fire and Rescue Service Responds

Kent Fire and Rescue Service swiftly responded to reports of a vehicle on fire along the M20 London-bound, in proximity to Junction 7 for Detling, Maidstone. The incident unfolded on Wednesday, 24th January 2024, around 13:09.

Upon receiving the alert, two fire engines were dispatched to the scene to address the developing situation. Equipped with the necessary safety gear, including breathing apparatus, the firefighting crews efficiently tackled the car fire by deploying a high-pressure hose reel jet.

The prompt and professional response from Kent Fire and Rescue Service helped to prevent the fire from escalating further. Thankfully, there have been no reported injuries stemming from the incident.

While the exact cause of the car fire remains under investigation, incidents of this nature serve as a reminder of the importance of vehicle maintenance and ensuring that all safety precautions are taken while driving on the road.

The timely intervention of the fire service underscores the significance of their continuous efforts to safeguard the community and respond swiftly to emergencies.

As the situation is under control, traffic in the area is expected to return to normal soon. Commuters are advised to exercise caution while approaching the area and adhere to any instructions provided by law enforcement or emergency services personnel.

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