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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 and South East Coast Ambulance Service 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
Fire in paper compactor in Gillingham
Incident details
Firefighters were called to a fire in a waste paper compactor at an ndustrial unit in Bailey Road, Gillingham. Crews used a cold cutting firefighting system and water via a hose reel to bring the fire under control.
Start date and time
17/05/2017 14:41
Stop date and time
17/05/2017 16:11
Bailey Drive
Gillingham
Medway
ME8
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - Coldcut firefighting system
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