Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire at a commercial premises in Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells

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Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets and main jets to extinguish the flames, before using a high pressured fan to clear the building of smoke in the early hours of Monday morning.


Four flats above the property were evacuated as a precaution.

No casualties were reported and all residents were able to return to their homes. The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.