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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
Bedroom fire in Canterbury
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire at a house in Shalmsford Street, Canterbury. 
 
Two fire engines attended and crews wore breathing apparatus while using hose reel jets to extinguish the flames, before using high pressured fans to clear the property of smoke. 
 
It’s believed the fire started accidentally in the first floor bedroom, which spread to furniture and caused smoke damage to the hallway and two other bedrooms. 
 
No casualties were reported.
Start date and time
21/08/2020 18:23
Stop date and time
21/08/2020 18:50
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Positive pressure ventilation fan
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
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