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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
Flat fire in Gillingham
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a flat fire on Fox Street in Gillingham. Four fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to fire and black smoke issuing from the third floor of the building. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a short extension ladder, a hose reel jet and covering jet to tackle the blaze. Two occupants were outside on arrival and passed into the care of South East Coast Ambulance (SECAMb) paramedics to be treated for smoke inhalation. The cause is believed to be accidental.
Start date and time
06/03/2020 14:04
Stop date and time
06/03/2020 15:04
Fox Street
Gillingham
Medway
ME7
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
4
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
  • Access - Ladder - short extension
Partner agencies
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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