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Teenage boy treated for burns after Gravesend shed fire

PUBLISHED: 10:04 26 July 2016 | UPDATED: 10:04 26 July 2016

Suffolk Road

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The fire started in Suffolk Road

Firefighters were called to Suffolk Road in Gravesend on Monday when a fire broke out, burning a teenager.

The fire, which set a fence and shed alight, started at around 5pm. Fire crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze.

A teenage boy was treated for burns to his hands and breathing in smoke, before he was placed in the care of paramedics.

Crews left the scene just before 6pm.


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