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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
Basement fire in Chatham house
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to fire in a house in Luton Road, Chatham. On arrival firefighters found a fire in the building’s basement. They extinguished the fire using a hose reel and whilst protected from the smoke by wearing Breathing Apparatus. After clearing the house of smoke using a high powered fan the crews assisted UK Power in making the premises safe and fitted smoke alarms on every floor. The cause of the fire is believed to have been an electric heater.
Start date and time
17/01/2015 10:06
Stop date and time
17/01/2015 12:06
Luton Road
Chatham
Medway
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
Hose reel jet,Breathing apparatus,Positive pressure ventilation fan
Partner agencies
  • Electrical safety engineer (UK Power Networks)
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