Fire crews called to Margate roof blaze

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Fire crews have attended a roof blaze in Margate tonight (September 2)

Kent Fire and Rescue Service’s emergency control room received a number of calls about smoke coming from a roof in Nash Court Gardens at around 7.40pm.

Three fire engines were sent to the two-storey house and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus went into the property and used hose reels and water from a hydrant to put the fire out.

Fire crews worked hard to successfully contain the fire in the roof space and the incident was reduced to one fire engine by 9.20pm.