Update: Domestic property fire in Canterbury
Firefighting operations at the scene of a domestic property fire on Railway Hill in Canterbury have now been completed. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used ladders, main jets, and a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze. Previous advice to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution due to the smoke has now also been lifted. No casualties were reported and the cause has not yet been confirmed.
Kent Fire and Rescue Service is currently responding to a domestic property fire on Railway Hill in Canterbury. Five fire engines have been sent to the scene to tackle the blaze. Firefighters are urging those who live or work nearby to keep their windows and doors closed as a precaution due to smoke from the fire, and to avoid the area where possible. No casualties have been reported and the cause is not yet known. More to come.