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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
Tumble dryer fire in Chatham
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Maritime Way, St Marys Island, Chatham to a fire which is believed to have started in a tumble dryer. 
 
Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire using hose jets. 
 
A male casualty was treated for smoke inhalation by Secamb.
Start date and time
10/09/2021 23:02
Stop date and time
11/09/2021 01:06
Location of incident
Maritime Way, Chatham
Number of fire engines
4
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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