Strood disused building fire
UPDATE 4.35pm Crews are still tackling the fire, which has been contained to one building and it will shortly be reduced to two fire engines. There are no reports of any casualties. Duty of care was handed to a building control officer at 5.12pm.
Approximately 20 firefighters are at the scene of a fire in a disused building in Darnley Road, Strood. Crews wearing breathing apparatus are using hose reels and compressed air foam to tackle the blaze. The cause of the fire is not known at this stage and motorists are advised to avoid the area due to traffic congestion.