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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 in flat - Canterbury
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire in a flat in Riverbend Close. On arrival crews found a male occupant of a ground floor flat in a three story property suffering from the effects of breathing in smoke. The man, in his 20s, was treated by paramedics and taken to hospital. Crews also rescued a small dog from the property. The occupant had put out the fire before the crews arrived and became overwhelmed by the smoke. Firefighters used breathing apparatus and positive pressure ventilation fan to clear the property of smoke, which has caused extensive damage. The occupant of the flat was alerted to the fire by his smoke alarm. Cause of the fire was accidental.
Start date and time
04/01/2015 00:48
Stop date and time
04/01/2015 01:12
Riverbend Close
Canterbury
Kent
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
Breathing apparatus,Positive pressure ventilation fan
Partner agencies
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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