Crews remain at the scene of a fire at an industrial premises on Gas Road in Milton Regis.
The Kent Fire & Rescue Service (KFRS) told SFM News that: " steady progress is being made to extinguish the fire, with crews using hose reel jets to tackle the flames".
People living and working in the Kemsley / Milton Regis area are being asked to keep their windows and doors closed, due to large amounts of smoke in the area.
The KFRS confirmed that they were called to the fire at the Sweeep Kuusakoski centre on Gas Road at around 08:40am this morning (Sunday 27th December).
Three fire engines were initially sent to the scene and crews are continuing their work to extinguish the fire.
Sweeep's Commercial Manager, Justin Greenaway, confirmed to SFM News that "the fire had taken place in a bunker of waste electronics material" at the premises.
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