Kent

Delays as coach catches fire near M25 in Kent

A2 coach fire Image copyright Kent Fire & Rescue Service
Image caption The fire is believed to have started in the engine compartment of the coach

Motorists have been facing long delays after a coach caught fire near the M25 in Kent.

The single-decker coach burst into flames on the A2 eastbound exit sliproad at the Darenth Interchange with the M25.

No-one was hurt but firefighters were on the scene for an hour after rescuing the driver, who was the only one on board.

It is believed the blaze broke out in the engine compartment of the vehicle.

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