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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
Fire in a flat in Chatham
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to High Street, Chatham, to reports of a fire in a flat. Four fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus put the fire out using a hose reel jet, and cleared the property of smoke using a high pressure fan. 
 
A passer-by was treated for smoke inhalation by SECAmb paramedics, and sadly a dog died at the scene. The fire is believed to have started accidentally, due to an electrical fault.
Start date and time
24/10/2020 18:51
Stop date and time
24/10/2020 21:01
Location of incident
High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4
Number of fire engines
4
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Positive pressure ventilation fan
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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