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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 after lightning strike - Gillingham
Incident details
Firefighters have dealt with a small fire in the loft space of a three-storey property in Rotary Gardens, Gillingham, believed to have started after a lightning strike. 
 
Crews wearing breathing apparatus put out the flames using a high-pressure hose. There are no reports of any injuries.
Start date and time
20/07/2021 17:37
Stop date and time
20/07/2021 19:12
Location of incident
Rotary Gardens, Gillingham
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
Special and Support vehicles
  • Height vehicle
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