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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
House fire in East Peckham
Incident details
Firefighters attended a fire in the lounge of a house in Strettit Gardens, East Peckham. The fire is thought to have been caused by the heat from refracted sunlight shining on to a windowsill from a glass ornament, spreading to curtains. Crews used a thermal imaging camera to check the fire was out and small tools to expose hotspots. A man received burned to his hands attempting to remove the curtains, but did not require an ambulance.
Start date and time
12/12/2017 10:58
Stop date and time
12/12/2017 11:30
Strettit Gardens
East Peckham
Kent
TN12
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Access - Small tools
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