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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
Fire in Canterbury
Incident details
MONDAY AFTERNOON UPDATE 
Crews have now left the scene of this fire and the duty of care has been passed back to the building owners. 
 
6am MONDAY UPDATE 
Crews remained at the scene overnight on Sunday and are still there on Monday morning. They have been searching for hotspots using thermal imaging cameras, dealing with remaining hotspots and demolishing and removing unstable parts of the structure to make the remains of the building safe. 
 
6am SUNDAY UPDATE 
Crews remained at the incident overnight and dealt with hot spots in the roof void from a height vehicle..  At 3.45am firefighters went back into the building at second floor level, using breathing apparatus, a jet hose reel jet and COBRA (which sprays a super fine water mist) to deal with hotspots.  They are monitoring the temperature in hotspots and working to stabilise the structure 
 
UPDATE 19.20pm 
 
Firefighters have made good progress with the fire that has now been scaled down from ten engines to four.   
 
The front of the building has collapsed.  Canterbury Council has opened  a rest centre at Age Concern in Castle Row for anyone who has been displaced following today's fire at the Tannery 
 
INITIAL UPDATE 
KFRS crews are fighting a fire in Creine Mill Lane North Canterbury.  They were called at 14.28 to a fire in a flat.  Crews have been using four breathing apparatus, three main jets, two hose reel jets and a 135 ladder.  Four fog spikes, which pump a fine spray into the building,  are being used to create firebreaks to help prevent the lateral spread of the fire. 
Ten pumps are currently at the incident.  All residents are accounted for.  The area is being evacuated.   
Start date and time
04/07/2015 14:28
Stop date and time
06/07/2015 13:20
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 2FP
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
10
Equipment
Main jet,Hose reel jet,Breathing apparatus
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