Crayford rubbish tip on fire after explosion

Crayford rubbish tip on fire after explosion

There has been a major fire at the rubbish tip in Crayford, which several fire crews have been attending after an explosion was heard around 10pm yesterday evening (Wednesday 12th August).

 

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It is unclear at the moment if anyone is hurt or how the blaze started.

Local residents have reported hearing several police cars nearby and a number of fire engines at the scene while others have reported smoke drifting up.

Residential properties are advised to keep their windows and doors closed.