Chip pan fire - Herne Bay
Firefighters from Herne Bay and Whitstable were called to reports of a chip pan fire this evening. They arrived at the property within eight minutes of receiving the 999 call and found the resident, a man in his mid 20s had tackled the fire himself, breathing in smoke in the process. He was given oxygen therapy by crews and fire safety advice. They left the property at around 7.30pm.