Crews from Kent Fire & Rescue Service were called to the Bluewater shopping centre after a fire at a McDonalds restaurant on the site this afternoon.
The Winter Garden area of the complex was closed to the public for an hour and a half while firefighters dealt with the incident. No-one was injured.
Firefighters were called to the site at 12.55, they dealt with a small fire and left at 1.19pm. The A spokesperson for Bluewater said that the Winter Garden has reopened for business, but the restaurant will remain closed for the rest of the day.
Kent Fire and Rescue Service has announced it needs to make £10 million worth of cuts over the next three years. Union officials say it could see up to 100 jobs axed and an increase in council tax. The plans will be available for the public to comment on from next month.
Investigations are continuing into what caused a major fire at a caravan site in Kent. Homes were evacuated and people told to stay indoors as more than sixty firefighterstackled the flames in Gravesend yesterday afternoon. Smoke could be seen across the county.
More than sixty firefighters have spent the afternoon tackling a blaze at a caravan site at Gravesend in Kent. A number of homes were evacuated, while other residents in the area were told to stay indoors and keep their windows shut.
As John Ryall reports, plumes of smoke could be seen for miles. The interviewee in his report is Chris Colgan from Kent Fire & Rescue Service.
People living near the location of a major fire in Gravesend in Kent are being advised to keep their windows and doors shut as a precaution due to the amount of smoke in the area.
More than sixty firefighters are currently tackling a large fire at a yard on Canal Road in the town. Kent Police are also at the scene.
A fire is underway near industrial size gas holders in Gravesend in Kent. Canal Road is closed off in both directions. The smoke can be seen for miles around.