Fire at Industrial Unit in Swanley Under Investigation for Suspected Arson

Authorities are investigating a fire that broke out at an industrial unit in Hockenden Lane, Swanley last night. The incident is being treated as suspected arson.

Firefighters were called to the scene shortly before 11:20pm and spent just under three hours battling the blaze. Five fire engines, including two from London Fire Brigade, were dispatched to the premises. A bulk water unit was also on site to assist with extinguishing the flames.

The cause of the fire is still unknown, but Kent Fire and Rescue Service has stated that it is being treated as suspicious. The exact location and extent of the damage is yet to be determined.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the fire. Authorities are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward and assist with the investigation.

Residents and business owners in the area are advised to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the authorities.

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