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Woman led to safety after fire breaks out in a flat in Adams Drive, Willesborough

By Samantha Williams

A woman was led to safety last night after a fire broke out in a flat in Willesborough.

Fire crews from Ashford were called to Adams Drive at around 7pm.

It is believed the blaze started when a cooker was left unattended.

A woman, believed to be the occupant of the flat, was escorted from the building by a member of the public.

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Firefighters then spent around an hour at the scene, extinguishing the fire.

Watch manager Mike Blundred said: "The cooker had been left unattended.

"The flat suffered smoke damage and the cooker will need replacing.

"A woman had been led to safety by a member of the public."

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