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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
Barn fire near Canterbury
Incident details
Fire crews have been dealing with a fire at an agricultural barn overnight in North Stream Marshside, near Canterbury. Six fire engines, a height vehicle and a bulk water carrier attended the scene. Crews tackled the fire using 4 hose reel jets, compressed air foam and water drawn from a nearby pond by a light portable pump. Attendance was reduced to 3 fire engines at 2.13am and then to one fire engine at around 5.30am. There were no casualties and the cause is not yet known.
Start date and time
09/07/2018 23:25
Stop date and time
10/07/2018 07:31
North Stream Marshside
Canterbury
Kent
CT3
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
6
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Compressed air foam system (CAFs)
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
  • Water - river/pond/lake/pool/sea supply
  • Water - fire engine tank supply
  • Water - Light portable pump
Special and Support vehicles
  • Height vehicle
  • Bulk water carrier
Partner agencies
  • Electrical safety engineer (UK Power Networks)
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