Kent Fire and Rescue Service report it was called to reports of a living room fire at a house in St Dunstans, Canterbury on Sunday evening.

Two fire engines arrived at the property in New Street, where crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the flames using a hose reel jet, before using a high-pressured fan to clear the home of smoke. 

Firefighters rescued a rabbit from the house and used a specialist pet mask to provide the pet with oxygen. However a cat could not be saved and it sadly died. No other injuries were reported. 

The cause of the fire is unknown but is believed to have been accidental. 

By Ed

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