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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
Broadstairs house fire
Incident details
UPDATE 9.1.2018 
 
Kent Fire and Rescue Service attended a serious house fire at 6.34pm in Rectory Road, Broadstairs. At the height of the fire around 25 firefighters and five engines were at the scene. 
 
Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus battled hard to fight the blaze internally and externally using multiple main jets, hose reels, fog spikes and thermal imaging cameras. 
 
Kent Police also attended to assist, closing the road while fire crews tackled the blaze. 
 
Sadly, a woman in her 50s was pronounced dead at the scene. Her next of kin have been informed by Kent Police and a fire investigation is taking place. 
 
8.1.2018 
 
KFRS crews have been mobilised to a fire in three storey terrace house in Rectory Road, Broadstairs.   Firefighters using breathing apparatus, hose reel and main jets have been fighting the fire and are now checking for hot spots and any fire spread.  Five appliances were in attendance at the fire
Start date and time
08/01/2018 18:34
Stop date and time
09/01/2018 00:46
Rectory Road
Broadstairs
Kent
CT10
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
5
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Fog spike
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
  • Access - Small tools
  • Access - Enforcer (door breaching tool)
  • Access - Ladder - 10m
  • Access - Ladder - short extension
  • Support - Lighting
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
  • Electrical safety engineer (UK Power Networks)
  • Gas safety engineer
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