Fire at student accommodation

6 fire engines were called to Liberty Quays, student accommodation in Gillingham this afternoon.

Liberty Quays student accommodation

The blaze is believed to have broken out in a kitchen at the accommodation used by students at the University of Kent.

An ambulance was also called and one person was treated for smoke inhalation.

Kent Fire and Rescue spokesman, Sacha Taylor, said: “Six fire engines were called which is standard procedure for a multi-storey building.’