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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, South East Coast Ambulance Service and the Martime and Coastguard Agency 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
Student accommodation kitchen fire - Canterbury
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a kitchen in student accommodation in Giles Lane. On arrival crews found a large kitchen well alight. All occupants had already evacuated the four storey property prior to the arrival of KFRS. Crews used breathing apparatus, main jet and hose reel jet to tackle the fire that was confined to the kitchen which was on the first floor. The kitchen is now unusable after suffering extensive fire damage. Firefighters gave students home fire safety advice about leaving cooking unattended. The cause of the fire was accidental.
Start date and time
01/01/2015 23:19
Stop date and time
01/01/2015 23:52
Giles Lane
Canterbury
Kent
CT2
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
Main jet,Hose reel jet,Breathing apparatus,Positive pressure ventilation fan,Thermal imaging camera
Special and Support vehicles
  • Height vehicle
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