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Westwood Cross: Fire and ambulance crews at Broadstairs shopping centre after reports of burning smell

Emergency crews have descended on Westwood Cross Shopping Centre after reports of a burning smell.

Two fire engines were scrambled to the scene in Broadstairs at 1.30pm.

A Kent Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "We sent two fire engines to the scene because someone thought they could smell burning, but after a full investigation there was no sign of fire."

Westwood Cross. Picture: Google Street View (6783261)
Westwood Cross. Picture: Google Street View (6783261)

An ambulance was also reported to be at the scene, although South East Coast Ambulance Service confirmed this was in response to a separate incident.

The service was called at about 2pm to reports of a person though to be suffering from a fit, but the patient did not require further hospital treatment.

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