Emergency crews on scene of Athelstan Road flat fire

Fire crews at the scene Photo Millie Sparks

Kent Fire and Rescue Service is currently at the scene of a fire in a basement flat in Cliftonville.

Two fire engines are in attendance at the blaze in Athelstan Road and crews are using hose reel jets and water from a hydrant to tackle a fire within the kitchen area of the property.

The fire service was called in at 3.15pm and the incident is ongoing.