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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
Roof fire in Gillingham
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a domestic property on Byron Road in Gillingham. Four fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to the scene, and crews arrived to smoke issuing from the top floor and roof area of the building. Firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used a hose reel jet, a high pressure fan, and water from a hydrant to extinguish the fire. 
 
One person was passed into the care of South East Coast Ambulance paramedics as a precaution due to smoke inhalation. The cause has not yet been confirmed.
Start date and time
30/06/2020 19:12
Stop date and time
30/06/2020 20:38
Byron Road
Gillingham
Gillingham
Medway
ME7
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
4
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Positive pressure ventilation fan
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
  • Water - hydrant supply
Special and Support vehicles
  • Height vehicle
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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