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FIRE: 20 firefighters tackle blaze in Maidstone

Thursday 11th July 2019

MORE than 20 firefighters are tackling a house blaze in Maidstone.

Four fire engines, a height vehicle and around crew members are dealing with the blaze in Newchurch Road.

A spokesman for Kent Fire and Rescue Service said: "Kent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a fire in a house in Newchurch Road, Maidstone. Four fire engines, a height vehicle and around 20 firefighters are dealing with the blaze, which is believed to have started in a bedroom at the rear of the terraced house." 

UPDATE: The black smoke has dissipated but locals report a heavy smell of smoke in the air.

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