Delays on A2 near Bean, Dartford after lorry fire

There were delays on the A2 near Dartford after emergency services were called to a lorry alight. The incident involving a large lorry was reported around 3pm near Bean.

Fire crews have been called to a lorry blaze on the A2, near Pepperhill Fire crews have been called to a lorry blaze on the A2, near Pepperhill

Three fire engines and a bulk water carrier attended, and crews wearing breathing apparatus worked to extinguish the flames. No one was injured and the cause of the blaze is not yet known.

A Kent Police spokesman said: “We was called at 3.16pm on 15 February 2021 to a report of a lorry fire on the coastbound carriageway of the A2 near Bean.

“Officers are in attendance along with Kent Fire and Rescue Services.” The road reopened at 6pm. Avoid getting stuck on Kent’s roads by keeping up-to-date on all of the latest traffic and travel news here or by following our live blog.

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