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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
Update: Roof fire in Canterbury
Incident details
Update: 10:00 
 
All firefighting activity at the scene of a roof fire on Littlebourne Road in Canterbury is complete, and the fire is now out. At the height of the fire, four fire engines and a height vehicle were in attendance. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets and water from a local hydrant to extinguish the blaze. No casualties were reported and the cause is not yet known. 
 
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Firefighters are working to put out a fire in the roof of a property on Littlebourne Road, Canterbury. The #A256 Littlebourne Road is now closed and is likely to remain so for at least 90 minutes. 
 
Crews wearing breathing apparatus are tackling the flames with two main hoses and a height vehicle. Kent Police and South East Coast Ambulance Service are also in attendance. 
 
Further details to follow.
Start date and time
19/07/2021 04:02
Stop date and time
19/07/2021 08:44
Location of incident
Littlebourne Road, Canterbury
Number of fire engines
4
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
  • Water - hydrant supply
Special and Support vehicles
  • Height vehicle
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
  • Local authority officer
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