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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
Update: Domestic property fire in Canterbury
Incident details
Update: 5pm 
 
Firefighting operations at the scene of a domestic property fire on Railway Hill in Canterbury have now been completed. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used ladders, main jets, and a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze. Previous advice to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution due to the smoke has now also been lifted. No casualties were reported and the cause has not yet been confirmed. 
 
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Kent Fire and Rescue Service is currently responding to a domestic property fire on Railway Hill in Canterbury. Five fire engines have been sent to the scene to tackle the blaze. Firefighters are urging those who live or work nearby to keep their windows and doors closed as a precaution due to smoke from the fire, and to avoid the area where possible. No casualties have been reported and the cause is not yet known. More to come.
Start date and time
30/12/2019 14:23
Stop date and time
30/12/2019 16:39
Railway Hill
Canterbury
Kent
CT4
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
5
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
  • Access - Ladder - short extension
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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