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Two arrests as parked truck bursts into flames overnight in Orpington

PUBLISHED: 16:12 07 September 2017 | UPDATED: 10:58 13 September 2017

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One fire engine was called to the scene

Two people have been arrested after firefighters were called out to a burning truck down a residential road in Orpington on Wednesday night.

One neighbour called London Fire Brigade at 11.47pm as flames engulfed the vehicle in Lodge Crescent, at the junction with Bark Hart Road.

A spokesperson from Met Police said: “Road closures were put in place, Officers spoke to two men who were in the area at the time of the incident.”

By midnight, one fire engine from Orpington fire station had arrived and put the fire out.

There were no injuries reported.

London Fire Brigade could not comment on the cause of the fire.


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