TQ7843 : Emergency Services on High Street

taken 7 years ago, near to Staplehurst, Kent, Great Britain

Emergency Services on High Street
Emergency Services on High Street
On Wednesday 14th July at about 3:30am a fire started in a second floor flat above the Post Office building at High Street, Staplehurst. 10 people were rescued but no-one was hurt.

Ten fire crews including 80 firefighters from as far afield as Charing, Edenbridge and Thames Valley came to the scene and the road was closed well into the evening, with traffic diverted around the housing estates.

Almost all the fire damage was to the rear of the properties. One of the damaged buildings is Grade II listed LinkExternal link pair of houses, known as Green Court House and Green Court Cottage.


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Date Taken
Wednesday, 14 July, 2010   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 14 July, 2010
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Vehicle 
Category
Emergency vehicle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 785 431 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.6003N 0:33.1325E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 785 430
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