Fire breaks out at former army barracks housing asylum seekers in Kent

A fire has broken out at a former army barracks in Kent where hundreds of asylum seekers have been living.

Footage of Napier Barracks in Folkestone shows heavy smoke and alarms can be heard.

Migrant charity Care4Calais said: "A fire has broken out and fire engines have been called to Napier Barracks in Folkestone following an upsetting afternoon for the residents."