Fire in prison cell at Swaleside in Eastchurch on the Isle of Sheppey to be investigated
An internal investigation is to be carried out after a fire started in a prison cell.
Two appliances from Sheppey fire station were called to Swaleside in Brabazon Road, Eastchurch, at 4.27pm on Friday.
Swaleside Prison, Eastchurch
Crews used a hose reel jet to put the flames out and fans to clear the area of smoke before leaving the scene an hour later.
The cause is unknown. A prison service spokesman said: "No staff or prisoners were injured.
"An internal investigation will take place."
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