Convenience store damaged by smoke in fire at Stanhope
A convenience store in Stanhope
suffered substantial smoke damage after a fire on New Year’s
Two fire engines from Ashford and Charing were sent to Stanhope
Minimarket at Speldhurst Close when the blaze broke out at 10.38pm
on Tuesday night.
The fire, which was on the ground floor on the building, was put
out by two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus using a hose
Crews later used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear
smoke from the property.
Police were also in the area to control the traffic.
The fire service is investigating the cause of the fire which is
believed to have been caused by a fault in the electrical equipment
behind the front counter.
No one was injured during the incident.
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