Six fire engines tackled a blaze at an industrial unit in Littlebourne last night.
They were called to Jubilee Road at after 8pm yesterday (Friday) and established a 200yd cordon around the building which contained a number of dangerous cylinders.
Nearby properties were also evacuated as police helped manage the scene.
Fire crews used two hose reel jets and a main jet to tackle the blaze.
There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is not yet known.