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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.

Crews put out the fire. Stock picture
Crews put out the fire. 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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