Huge fire at Discount Builders Merchant

Fire crews have been tackling a huge blaze at Discount Builders Merchants in Northfleet, Kent this morning (20 May).

Huge fire at Discount Builders Merchant

Approximately 80 firefighters have been tackling the fire involving a large amount of building materials at the merchant on Botany Road, which started in the early hours of the morning.

The fire spread to a number of HGVs and adjacent properties, and a building has collapsed.

Kent Fire & Rescue Service said that there are no reports of any injuries and the cause of the fire is not known at this stage.

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