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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
Derelict building fire in Canterbury
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a derelict building on Chaucer Road in Canterbury. Four fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to the scene, and crews wearing breathing apparatus used main jets, a hose reel jet and water from a local hydrant to extinguish the fire. No casualties were reported.
Start date and time
14/05/2021 21:03
Stop date and time
15/05/2021 00:26
Location of incident
Chaucer Road, Canterbury
Number of fire engines
4
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
  • Water - hydrant supply
Special and Support vehicles
  • Height vehicle
Partner agencies
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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