Domestic property fire in Gillingham
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire on the ground floor of a property on Barncroft Drive in Hempstead, Gillingham.
Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews found all occupants out on arrival. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze, which had started at the rear of the property, before clearing all smoke from the building with a PPV fan. No casualties were reported and the cause is believed to be accidental.