Two fire crews and Kent Police are currently at the scene in Broadstairs after a road and two properties were flooded by a burst water main.
Crews were called to Rumfields Road at 7.28am today (June 8) and remain at the scene.
A Kent Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Kent Fire and Rescue Service is working to pump water out two flooded properties in Rumfields Road, which has been caused by a burst water main.
“Two fire engines are on the scene. The road is also flooded, so please avoid the area while crews deal with the water and make the area safe. There are no reported injuries. “
A statement from Southern Water says: “We’re dealing with a major burst on our water main in the Broadstairs, CT10 area. We’re doing all we can to re-zone supplies while we work as quickly as possible on repairs but customers may experience low pressure or no water. Vulnerable customers on our priority service list will be supplied with bottled water. We would like to apologise to anyone affected by this.”
Fire crews stop time was 10.05am.
The Westwood Road is currently closed eastbound from Northwood Road roundabout near Westwood Cross. There is a diversion in place along along Northwood Road, Margate Road, Pysons Road, Fairfield Road and the Broadstairs Road.