Garden fire in Kent believed to be arson

A hedge was set alight in a family garden

Firefighters were called to an address at Middle Close in Great Chart near Ashford yesterday evening.

They found a garden hedge well alight.

One fire engine was deployed at about 7.30pm. It took the crew just over twenty minutes to put the blaze out. There were no reports of any injuries. Firefighters believe the fire was started deliberately.

Firefighters put out the fire just before 8pm on Friday night