Car fire spreads to house in River
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in Dove Lea Gardens in River near Dover involving a vehicle parked on the drive of a property that spread to the house and a first floor bedroom. On arrival crews found a car well alight and the fire had spread to a second car in the garage, which was also on fire. A man in his 60s was given first aid and oxygen by crews and placed in the care of paramedics. There were no other injuries or people involved. The crews tackled the blaze using breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet. The occupant of the property was supported by the Kent Fire and Rescue Service Volunteer Response Team who gave him emotional and wellbeing support. The cars suffered extensive fire damage, the property including the garage and bedroom suffered significant fire and smoke damage.
Dove Lea Gardens