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Kent Fire and Rescue Service attends a range of incidents including fires, road crashes, flooding, rescues from height, mud or confined spaces. It also supports other agencies including Kent Police and South East Coast Ambulance Service on a regular basis.

The incidents shown on this page are just a sample of those which may be of interest to the public and media.

Incident
Boiler cupboard fire Holborough Lakes flat
Incident details
LATEST 11:00am The fire has now been extinguished and the fast response by firefighters meant the fire was contained to the boiler cupboard. A fire investigation is underway to established the cause of the fire and one fire crew will remain on the scene. 
 
UPADTE: 10.30am 
A man and woman have been treated for smoke inhalation at the scene and have been placed in the care of SECAmb paramedics. There are no other reported injuries. All occupants of the building have been safely evacuated. Firefighters are working hard to suppress the fire and contain it. The KFRS Volunteer Response Team were in attendance to help with welfare and emotional support. More to come. 
 
UPDATE: 10am 
Kent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of a fire in Lambe Close, Snodland. Six fire engines have been sent to the scene where a fire has developed in the boiler room on the third floor of the block of flats. Crews wearing breathing apparatus have entered the property and are using a hose reel jet to tackle the blaze. Occupants of the building are being evacuated. More to follow.
Start date and time
05/01/2018 09:24
Stop date and time
05/01/2018 10:47
Lambe Close
Snodland
Kent
ME6
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
6
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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