Firefighters called to fire in Northfleet

PUBLISHED: 08:24 19 August 2013 | UPDATED: 08:27 19 August 2013

Firefighters helped extinguish a blaze believed to have been caused by a candle.

The fire was in The Hive, Northfleet, at about 1am yesterday (Sunday).

Crews believed the candle, which may not have been extinguished properly, ignited curtains in the house.

The resident put out the fire with a bucket of water before Kent Fire and Rescue Service arrived and crews carried out checks on the property.

There were no reported injuries.

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