Three fire engines on scene in Gravesend after electrical fire

PUBLISHED: 12:15 22 January 2016 | UPDATED: 12:15 22 January 2016



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The fire is in St Princes Street

Three fire engines were on scene in St Princes Street earlier today (Friday) following a fire in an electrical intake cupboard.

Crews used a dry powder extinguisher and wore electrically insulated gloves to help isolate the power from the consumer unit.

After dealing with the blaze, care was passed on to UK Power Networks.

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