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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 Margate
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire in a flat in Athelstan Road, Margate. 
 
Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets and water from a hydrant to tackle the fire in the kitchen. KFRS’ volunteer response team also attended to provide support to the occupants. 
 
There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is not yet known. 
Start date and time
12/10/2021 15:15
Stop date and time
12/10/2021 17:13
Location of incident
Athelstan Road, Margate, CT9
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Positive pressure ventilation fan
  • Water - hydrant supply
Partner agencies
  • KFRS Volunteer Response Team
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