Fire at Chatham Docks, Chatham

24 Incident Saturday 25 June 2022 02:51

Saturday 25 June 2022 18:40
Fire engines: 10
Partner agencies: Electrical safety engineer (UK Power Networks), Gas safety engineer, Kent Police
Equipment: Firefighting - Ground monitor, Firefighting - Main jet (hose), Firefighting - Positive pressure ventilation fan
Special support vehicles: Bulk water carrier, Command support unit, Height vehicle, Technical rescue unit, Unmanned aerial vehicle (drone)

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Update 20:25 on 25 June

Firefighting activity is complete and fire crews have now left the scene.

 

 

Update 14:20 on 25 June

Kent Fire and Rescue Service remain at the Chatham Docks, Chatham.

The incident has now been reduced to three fire engines, a height vehicle and a high volume pump. 

The request for local residents to close windows and doors has now been lifted. 

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Update 7:55am on 25 June 

Kent Fire and Rescue Service remain at a large warehouse fire at the Chatham Docks, Chatham.

Crews have surrounded the fire and are fighting the fire from the height vehicle as well as from the ground using hose reels, main jets and ground monitors. Good progress is being made in putting the fire out.

No injuries have been reported at this incident. The cause has not yet been established.

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Update: 5:58am on the 25 June.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service remain at a large fire on Chatham Docks, Chatham.

There are now ten fire engines, a bulk water carrier, high volume pump, height vehicle and the technical rescue team in attendance. Good progress is being made.

It is recommended that people in the local area close their windows and doors due to the smoke at this incident.

 

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Kent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at a fire on Chatham Docks, Chatham.

There are eight fire engines, a bulk water carrier, high volume pump and height vehicle at the scene.

Due to the volume of 999 calls we want to thank the public and state we are aware of this incident.