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Kent company turns London fire hose into luxury goods

Historically, decommissioned London fire hose would have gone onto the scrap heap but it is now being rescued by a Kent company.

From handbags to key rings, Elvis and Kresse transforms the hose into designer goods that can fetch up to nearly £400.

The company says that for more than 10 years, it has reclaimed more than 170 tonnes of material.