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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
Update: Industrial building fire in Rochester
Incident details
Update: 11:20am 
 
Firefighting operations on Clipper Close in Rochester have now been completed, and duty of care has been handed back to the land owner. There were no reported injuries and the cause of fire has not yet been confirmed. 
 
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Update: 8.40am 
 
The fire in Clipper Close, Rochester, has been scaled down to four fire engines, and crews are maintaining a watching brief and monitoring for hot spots. There are no reported injuries and the cause is not yet confirmed. 
 
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Update: 7:30am 
 
Six fire engines remain at the scene of an industrial building fire on Clipper Close in Rochester. Crews are making steady progress using main jets and water from a hydrant to tackle the fire and dampen down hot spots. The cause has not yet been confirmed. 
 
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Kent Fire and Rescue Service is currently at the scene of a fire in an industrial building on Clipper Close in Rochester. Ten fire engines and a height vehicle have been sent to the scene, and crews wearing breathing apparatus are using main jets to tackle a fire on the first floor of the building. No casualties have been reported. More to come.
Start date and time
27/05/2020 02:29
Stop date and time
27/05/2020 10:51
Clipper Close
Rochester
Medway
ME2
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
10
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
Special and Support vehicles
  • Height vehicle
Partner agencies
  • KFRS Volunteer Response Team
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