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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
Flat fire in Chatham
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire in a building of two floors converted into purpose built flats in Albert Road, Chatham. Four fire engines attended, along with Kent Police.   
 
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels to put the fire out. Everyone has been accounted for and crews will shortly be released from the scene. The cause of the fire is not yet known but is being investigated. 
 
A Red Cross vehicle has also been requested. This facility is delivered by specially trained British Red Cross volunteers who use an adapted vehicle to assist them in providing practical and emotional support to the victims of fire, flood or other unfortunate circumstances.
Start date and time
13/12/2017 10:06
Stop date and time
13/12/2017 10:56
Albert Road
Chatham
Medway
ME4
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
4
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • Electrical safety engineer (UK Power Networks)
  • Gas safety engineer
  • British Red Cross
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