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Animals dead after fire in Rochester cattery

By Chris Hunter

Eight animals have died after a fire in Rochester cattery this morning.

Firefighters were called just before 4am to reports of a fire in a building in Corporation Street

KFRS crews were called to a fire in a property near Corporation Street, Rochester. Picture Keith Thompson

KFRS crews were called to a fire in a property near Corporation Street, Rochester. Picture: Keith Thompson

Crews say the fire broke out in the roof of the single-storey building, which was being used as a cattery.

Crews used breathing apparatus and tackled the fire using a covering jet, hose reel jets and a main jet.  

Sadly seven cats and a dog are believed to have died in the fire. 

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