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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
Chimney fire in Margate
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a chimney fire on Cornwall Gardens in Margate. Two fire engines and a height vehicle was sent to the scene, and crews arrived to a chimney blaze within a property of three floors. Firefighters extinguished the fire using chimney gear, before using the height vehicle to check for any remaining hotspots. No casualties were reported, and the cause is believed to be accidental.
Start date and time
05/11/2020 18:48
Stop date and time
05/11/2020 20:10
Location of incident
Margate
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Chimney gear
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
Special and Support vehicles
  • Height vehicle
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