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Fire started in bedroom of house at Priory Way, Tenterden

By Rachael Woods

A blaze that set a bedroom alight is thought to have been caused by a faulty electrical socket.

Residents of a two-storey house in Priory Way, Tenterden, waited outside their home for firefighters to arrive last night at 7.16pm.

Fire crews tackled the blaze. Stock image

Fire crews tackled the blaze. Stock image

Two appliances attended and firefighters used breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet and a ventilation fan to tackle the blaze.

The cause of the fire was thought to be accidental and appeared to trace back to an electrical socket on the wall.

Fire crews were at the home for just over one hour.

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