Four people treated for smoke inhalation after fire in Wingham
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving an outbuilding in Staple Road, Wingham near Canterbury. Crews arrived to find a wooden outbuilding well alight. The fire created heavy smoke logging which affected neighbouring properties. Three men and a woman presented with the effects of breathing in smoke. Firefighters worked with paramedics from SECAMB to give the casualties oxygen therapy as a precaution, the casualties were taken to hospital by ambulances. Crews used breathing apparatus, hose reel jets and a main jet to extinguish the fire. The outbuilding measured approx. 12metres x 3metres. The cause of the blaze isn't known at this stage.