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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
Kitchen fire - Folkestone
Incident details
A man believed to be in his late 90s was treated by paramedics for the effects of breathing in smoke, following a fire caused by an item accidentally placed on a gas hob. 
 
Firefighters used a bucket of water to put the fire out and then cleared smoke from the property using a positive pressure ventilation fan. 
 
The householder declined transport to hospital and was left in the care of his family.
Start date and time
25/12/2014 11:46
Stop date and time
25/12/2014 11:59
Warren Close
Folkestone
Kent
CT19
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
Positive pressure ventilation fan,Fire bucket
Partner agencies
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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