LATEST: Floating restaurant goes up in flames in Maidstone
Wednesday 26th February 2020
THREE fire engines remain at the scene of a boat fire in Maidstone.
Firefighters are tackling the blaze at Embankments Floating Bar and Grill Restaurant.
Lane one is currently shut on the A229 Bishops Way heading in to the Maidstone bridge system.
A Kent Fire and Rescue spokesman said: "Kent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a commercial boat alight on the River Medway, near Bishops Way in Maidstone.
"Three fire engines and the water rescue team are in attendance and crews wearing breathing apparatus are using hose reel jets to extinguish the flames. More to follow."
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