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Woman rescued by firefighters after blaze in Tunbridge Wells

By KentOnline reporter
Fire crews pulled two women from a fire, which started in the basement of a property.
 
Firefighters were called to the site in Upper Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells at 2.42pm on Saturday.
 
Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

 
They entered using breathing gear and used a thermal imaging camera to check for any more victims trapped in the premises.
 
They tackled the fire with a hose reel jet and then cleared the building of smoke with a high pressure fan.
 
A spokesman for Kent Fire and Rescue said: "Crews were called to a fire in the basement of a property in Upper Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells, and rescued two women from the property."
 
Upper Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells. Picture Google

Upper Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells. Picture: Google

 
 
They did not leave the property until just after 5pm.

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