8 people have been rescued from a fire at a block of flats in Chatham. Firefighters were called to a fire in a six-storey building used as private flats.
Crews rescued one person with a height vehicle, two other people were also rescued and a further five were led to safety. All people were quickly accounted for and there are no reported injuries.
Crews remain on the scene identifying hot spots with thermal imaging cameras and cutting away material to allow the fire to be completely extinguished.The cause of the fire is currently unknown but will be investigated.
More top news
A review of one of Hampshire's longest unsolved murder investigations has led police to take the unusual step of naming two suspects.
In a report published today, the Transport Select Committee says Government should not proceed with 'All lane running' schemes.
Thursday morning's weather for the west of the region