Two articulated lorry trailers caught fire in Milton Keynes earlier today (17/09), generating smoke that could be seen across the town.

The ablaze was in the Kiln Farm area, with Bucks & MK Fire first called to attend the fire on Brunleys at around 1pm.

In all, 3 fire crews with full engines attended the incident, along with two police officers, with the local fire department confirming that they received 46 calls to 999 in response to the incident.

The fire department has also confirmed that so far, arson has not been ruled out as a potential reason why the two articulated lorries were ablaze.

Bucks & MK Fire’s incident report reads, “Two appliances and crews from West Ashland, one from Broughton and two officers attended. Firefighters used a main jety, a hose reel, two sets of breathing apparatus and a toolkit.

“One of the trailers contained bubble wrap. Arson has not been ruled out as a possible cause. Forty-six 999 calls were received.”