Residents evacuated as crews tackle flat fire in Ramsgate

Crews at the scene Photo Simon Piggott

Kent Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to the scene of a fire in Ramsgate today (July 26).

Crews were called to the fire at flats in Belmont Street at around 8:35am.

Four fire engines, including the height vehicle, were sent to the scene of the fire on the second floor of the building.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet, a main jet and water from a hydrant to extinguish the blaze.

All occupants of the property were evacuated and the cause is not yet known.

Fire crews left the scene just after 10am.