Firefighters rushed to a burning roof at a home in Tonbridge. Emergency services were called to Old Hadlow Road just before 2pm on Tuesday June 21.

Eight fire engines as well as a high-rise vehicle and a bulk carrier were dispatched to the scene. Kent Fire and Rescue Service said no injuries were reported.

People living and working in the area have been asked to close windows and doors as a precaution. The fire department said this was due to smoke from the incident.

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People were also told to avoid the area as firefighters remained at the scene to calm down. The fire department released an update later Tuesday afternoon.

He said: “Kent Fire and Rescue Service have been called to a report of a burning roof at a house in Old Hadlow Road, Tonbridge. Eight fire engines, a height vehicle and a fire transporter Bulk water have been sent to the scene and crews are working to extinguish the fire.”

Drone footage showing fire engines in Old Hadlow Road, Tonbridge after a roof caught fire

He added: “No injuries have been reported. Please share this update with loved ones or neighbors in the affected area who may not have access to the internet or social media.”

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