Around 35 firefighters with eight fire engines, a height vehicle and a command support unit are dealing with a fire on the ground floor in a three-storey property on Golden Square in Tenterden.
Crews wearing breathing apparatus are using hose reel jets, covering jets and fog spikes to tackle the blaze from inside and outside the property.
Kent Police is attending to provide traffic control and to evacuate neighbouring properties to a refuge set up by the local authority.
There are no reports of any injuries and a cat has been rescued from the property.
Special and Support vehicles
- Height vehicle
- Command support unit