Smoke from Gravesend fire spreads over Thurrock

UPDATE: 2:20PM

Crews are tackling a large fire of tyres and other vehicle parts at a yard on Canal Road in Gravesend. There are no reports of any injuries and nearby gas containers have not been affected. Local residents are still advised to keep windows and doors shut as a precaution due to the volume of smoke.

UPDATE: 1:15PM
Crews are using 3 main jets to tackle a large fire involving caravans at a yard on Canal Road in Gravesend. Local residents are being advised to keep their windows and doors shut due to the amount of smoke in the area.

UPDATE 12:56PM
Local residents are being advised to keep windows and doors shut as a precaution due to the amount of smoke in the area.

Crews are currently tackling a large fire at a yard on Canal Road in Gravesend. There are currently no reports of any injuries and Kent Police are also in attendance. More information to follow.

Photos courtesy of Rob Lay

 

 

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