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Man dies in Gravesend flat fire

PUBLISHED: 16:48 15 May 2018 | UPDATED: 16:48 15 May 2018

The fire broke out at Parrack Street on Sunday. Picture: Google

The fire broke out at Parrack Street on Sunday. Picture: Google

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A man in his 50s has died following a serious flat fire in Parrock Street, Gravesend on Sunday May 13.

Three fire engines attended the blaze, which broke out at around 7pm.

All four flats within the block were evacuated as crews extinguished the fire and a high pressure fan was used to clear the building of smoke.

A spokesman from Kent Police said: “Officers attended and provided support to crews from Kent Fire and Rescue Service and the South East Coast Ambulance Service.

“A man in his 50s was pronounced deceased at the scene and the circumstances are not being treated as suspicious.

“A report will be prepared for the coroner.”

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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