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Fire at warehouse near Whitstable

Posted: 30/06/2008 10:05:43

Kent Fire and Rescue Service has been tackling a large blaze in an industrial premises next to the Thanet Way in Chestfield near Whitstable.

Crews were called to the warehouse which is used for commercial manufacturing on the Chestfield Industrial Estate, between the John Wilson Business Park and the A2990 Thanet Way, at 7.31am.

Six appliances were sent to the scene and firefighters have been wearing breathing apparatus and chemical protection suits as a precaution due to chemicals being stored nearby.

Householders, business owners and other premises have been urged to keep doors and windows closed as a precaution. Kent Police is also in attendance and assessing the need to evacuate any nearby buildings.



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