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Public urged to stay away as Maidstone fire brought under control

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Original article from Kent Live

Eight fire engines and a height vehicle remain at the scene of a fire in a nightclub and restaurant in Week Street, Maidstone.

The fire, which broke out at around 2.30am, has predominantly hit the Mu Mu Nightclub, but smoke and traffic disruption has meant the impact of the fire has been felt around the town.

Several roads remain closed, and residents had been advised to close their windows if they lived or worked in the vicinity.

Read more: LIVE: Large fire in club in centre of Maidstone

The fire is now under control, and previous advice for people living and working nearby to close windows and doors due to smoke, has been lifted.

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Members of the public are still being asked to avoid the area where possible, while crews and other agencies work at the scene.

There are no reported casualties, and a fire investigation will be carried out to establish the cause.

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