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Fire in Faversham

Kent Police is looking into the cause of a fire in Faversham. Officers were made aware of the fire at commercial premises in Preston Street by Kent Fire and Rescue Service at 9.18pm on Wednesday 19 April 2017. During the incident, two adjacent properties were also damaged by the fire. …

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Latest update: Shop fire in Faversham

Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Latest update: Shop fire in Faversham  19-04-2017 (20 April): Firefighters remained at the scene of a large fire involving a vacant shop premises in Preston Street throughout the night, damping down remaining hotspots and checking multiple roof voids to make sure the fire did not spread to a range of …

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Shed fire in Sittingbourne

Shed fire in Sittingbourne  18-04-2017 Firefighters were called to a shed fire in Park Lane, Sittingbourne. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reels to put out the fire which destroyed the shed and caused slight damage to the exterior of two properties. There were no reported injuries and the cause …

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incidents from HM Coastguard Sheppey this week

this week incidents from the HM Coastguard Sheppey

Saturday 15th April ay 0005hrs –  Sheppey Coastguards were tasked to Minster Shingle Bank following a report of lights seen off-shore. Two fishing vessels were located but not in danger.   supplied by HM Coastguard Sheppey  

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Tumble dryer fire in Sittingbourne

Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Tumble dryer fire in Sittingbourne  15-04-2017 Firefighters attended a fire involving a tumble dryer in a utility room at a house in Connaught Road, Sittingbourne. Crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the property and used a hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation fan to put out the blaze. Crews gave …

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Licensing review for Sheppey pub

  A Leysdown pub has agreed to take steps to reduce disruption following an incident on Saturday 8 April 2017. Following the incident, which saw four people injured, Kent Police requested an expedited licensing review for The Talk of the Town, in The Promenade. The hearing took place in Swale …

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Witness appeal after assault in Leysdown

Officers investigating an assault in Leysdown are appealing for witnesses. Kent Police was called to a report that an altercation had taken place between a group of men inside The Talk of the Town and by the sea wall, in The Promenade, at 9.05pm on Saturday 8 April 2017. Crews from the South East Coast Ambulance Service also attended …

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Man released after car crash in Sittingbourne

Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two car crash on Saint Michael’s Road in Sittingbourne. Crews helped one man in his 50s from one of the cars after he’d become trapped by his injuries. They created space by removing the rear seats before working with paramedics to …

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Sheppey Coastguard incidents this week

incidents this week.   Saturday 1st April (not an April fool) at 10.00am – Sheppey Coastguards were called to Love’s Beach at Leysdown following a report of a dead porpoise washed ashore. Porpoise located and relevant measurements passed on to the London Zoological Society.   Sunday 2nd April at 11.00am …

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