Fire rips through Maidstone property

Kent Fire and Rescue Service are dealing with a fire in a property in Boyton Court Road, Sutton Valence near Maidstone. The road has been closed and local power has been isolated as a precaution, therefore surrounding properties may experience a power outage while this incident is dealt with. Resident affected should contact UK Power Networks for power queries.

Four fire engines, a height vehicle and a bulk water carrier are on the scene, and crews are using hose reel jets and foam to tackle the blaze. There are no reported casualties.