Firefighters have tackled a derelict building fire in Dartford.

The fire broke out in Lowfield Street just after 3.50pm yesterday (August 2).

Three fire engines tackled the blaze.  

People were advised to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution at the time of the incident.  

This was due to the smoke from the blaze.  

There were no reports of any injuries.  

The fire was under control just after 5.20pm. 

The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage. 

A spokesperson for Kent Fire and Rescue said: “Kent Fire and Rescue Service is currently at the scene of a fire in a derelict building on Lowfield Street in Dartford.  

“Three fire engines are at the scene, and crews are working to tackle the blaze.  

“Due to smoke coming from the incident, firefighters are currently advising members of the public nearby to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution.  

“Please share this information with anyone who does not have access to the internet. 

A further statement from Kent Fire and Rescue said: “The fire is now out. There were no reported injuries.  

“The cause isn't known at this stage.  

“The earlier advice to close windows and doors is no longer required.  

“Thank you to everyone living around the area for your support during this time.” 

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