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Disused pub in Margate on fire - firefighters at scene

Firefighters tackle a fire at the disused Holly Tree pub in Margate Credit: Ian Pulman

More than twenty firefighters are tackling a blaze at a disused pub in Margate.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service sent four fire engines to the scene after being called out this morning. The Holly Tree pub in Holly Lane was well alight. However there are no reported injuries. The cause is not yet known.

Firefighters are advising people living in the area to keep their windows and doors shut.

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Woman in 70s rescued from overturned car in Margate

Firefighters have helped an elderly woman whose car overturned in Nash Road in Margate. Crews got the woman, believed to be in her 70s, out of the car using hydraulic equipment as a precautionary measure.

The woman suffered minor injuries when the vehicle rolled onto its side. No other vehicles are thought to have been involved. Kent Fire & Rescue Service say that she has been handed over to the care of paramedics.

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