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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
Roof fire in Margate
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a roof alight at a house in Gloucester Avenue, Margate. 
 
Four fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze, before carrying out salvage work to make the scene safe. 
 
No casualties were reported. 
 
It’s the believed the cause was accidental.
Start date and time
18/10/2020 21:36
Stop date and time
18/10/2020 22:04
Location of incident
Gloucester Avenue, Margate
Number of fire engines
4
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
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