Kent

The Holly Tree, Margate pub fire: Woman rescued

  • 10 June 2014
  • From the section Kent
The Holly Tree pub in Margate Image copyright Mike Laskey
Image caption The woman was treated by ambulance crews for the affects of smoke inhalation

A woman was rescued by firefighters after a large blaze broke out in a Margate pub.

Emergency services were called to The Holly Tree on North Down Road at 08:55 BST following reports that smoke was coming out of the top of the building.

Surrounding roads were closed by police as about 35 firefighters tackled the flames.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service said the cause of the fire is not known but is not being treated as suspicious.

The woman was treated by ambulance crews for the affects of smoke inhalation.

Two Yorkshire terriers were also rescued from the building.

Image caption The fire broke out in the roof and first floor of the building
Image caption Police closed roads as firefighters tackled the blaze

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