UPDATE: Man hospitalised as police and ambulance crews join four fire engines at scene of Folkestone flat blaze

PUBLISHED: 11:15 14 February 2017 | UPDATED: 11:15 14 February 2017

Connaught Road, Folkestone. Photo: Google

Connaught Road, Folkestone. Photo: Google


The cause of the fire is not yet known

A Folkestone flat fire has left a man in hospital this morning.

Police and ambulance crews joined four fire engines on the scene at a four-storey building in Connaught Road.

A police spokesperson said: “Officers were called at around 9.20am on Tuesday.

“The South East Coast Ambulance Service is also at the scene where a man has been taken to a local hospital.”

The cause of the blaze, which is understood to be on the ground floor, is not yet known.

More as we get it.

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