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Cannabis factory discovered during Chatham house fire

House on fire Image copyright Khalid Lone
Image caption Firefighters tackled the blaze at the house in Chatham

A cannabis factory has been discovered during a house fire.

Firefighters were called to the blaze which had started in the roof of a property in Chatham, Kent, on Sunday morning.

A spokesman for Kent Police confirmed a cannabis cultivation was uncovered but said no arrests had been made.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service said crews were called at 09:00 BST and searched the home in Grosvenor Avenue but no injuries had been reported.

The fire was put out by 11:15 and investigators believe it was caused by an electrical fault.

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