Property fire in Hawkhurst
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a building alight on Highgate Hill in Hawkhurst. Four fire engines were in attendance, and crews arrived to a fire within the rear building extension. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets, main jets and water from a local hydrant to tackle the blaze before damping down any hot spots. No casualties were reported, and the cause is not yet known.