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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 flat - Dover
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a third floor flat on Folkestone Road. On arrival crews discovered a male occupant suffering from the effects of breathing in smoke, not thought to be life threatening. The man, in his 50s, was taken to hospital by paramedics. He also had a small burn to his knee. Firefighters used breathing apparatus and a hose reel to tackle the fire in a bedroom. It is believed to have started by an electric blanket that was used to warm the bed. The owner returned to the bedroom to find the bed on fire. The bedroom suffered extensive fire and smoke damage.
Start date and time
04/01/2015 03:00
Stop date and time
04/01/2015 03:43
Folkestone Road
Dover
Kent
CT17
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
Hose reel jet,Breathing apparatus,Positive pressure ventilation fan
Partner agencies
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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