Fire in Gravesend
Police are appealing for witnesses after a blaze which gutted a
building in Gravesend.
Around 30 firefighters tackled the fire in Wrotham Road after
they were called out at 9.25pm on Wednesday.
It is believed the fire took place in an office above Start To
Finish, a builders' merchants. Police are treating it as
Two units from Thames-side, one from Swanscombe and one from
Strood were called to a first floor office which was
Two support vehicles from Maidstone also attended as
firefighters used breathing apparatus to put out the blaze.
Detective constable Kerry Thompson, of the area crime unit,
said: "The fire started on the first floor of a building in Wrotham
Road and has caused considerable damage to an office, which is
located above a shop.
"I would like to speak with anyone that may have information
about this incident, or who may have been in the area at around the
time fire started and may have seen something that could help with
"The road was particularly busy that night and someone may have
seen something suspicious."
Anyone with information can contact DC Kerry Thompson at Kent
Police on telephone 01622 690690 and quote crime reference
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