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Fire crews called to Dering Way, Gravesend to rubbish and building material fire

21 January 2014
by Lizzie Massey
Firefighters spent nearly three hours fighting a rubbish fire in Gravesend.
 
Crews were called at 12.45pm this afternoon to Dering Way.
 
Police were also at the scene.
The scene on Dering Way

The scene on Dering Way

 
A spokesman said: "Firefighters in breathing apparatus used a hosereel jet and cold cutting equipment to tackle the fire involving a large quantity of building material and rubbish. 

"Local residents are asked to keep their doors and windows closed as a precaution, due to the large smoke plume."
 
The scene on Dering Way

The scene on Dering Way

 
Crews are understood to have left the scene just before 4pm.

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