University block in flames

Flames engulf university block Credit: @SalamaMohammed

Four fire engines were called to Park Wood Road in Canterbury shortly before 4am after an extractor fan caught alight in a first floor bathroom.

Fire takes hold Credit: @SalamaMohammed

Canterbury Watch Manager Mark Jones, who attended the incident, said: “I would like to highlight the planning shown by the University as all the students and staff knew exactly what to do once the fire was detected."

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Fire engulfs student accommodation

A fire rips through a student accommodation block in Canterbury