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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
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the basement of a three-storey property in Herman Terrace, Chatham. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet and a fog spike to extinguish the fire. A high pressure fan was used to clear the building of smoke. There were no reported injuries and fire is believed to have started due to an electrical fault within a circuit board. 
Start date and time
26/11/2019 06:08
Stop date and time
26/11/2019 07:28
Herman Terrace
Chatham
Medway
ME4
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Positive pressure ventilation fan
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
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