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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
Fire in Margate front room
Incident details
Around 13 firefighters and three fire engines are at the scene of a fire in Ethelbert Road, Margate. An emergency 999 call was received by the Kent Fire and Rescue Service's Control Centre just before 6.30pm. Fire crews were immediately sent, arriving on the scene within minutes, to find the fire in a ground floor front room. 
 
All occupants of the three floor building have been accounted for and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are using two hose reels, a covering jet and a positive pressure ventilation fan to tackle the blaze. 
 
Kent Police and South East Coast Ambulance Service are also at the scene. 
 
The cause of the fire is not yet known.
Start date and time
28/05/2017 18:28
Ethelbert Road
Margate
Kent
CT9
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Positive pressure ventilation fan
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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