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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 and South East Coast Ambulance Service 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
Building fire - Crockenhill
Incident details
2pm UPDATE 
The incident has been reduced to one fire engine.  The crew is monitoring for hotspots and damping down. 
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Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) remains at the scene of a commercial outbuilding fire in Crockenhill near Swanley. Firefighters were initially called to the outbuilding constructed of steel panels and scaffolding, which was used to house a large amount of wood and diesel at around 12.15am. 
 
At the height of the fire, Four fire engines and a bulk water were sent to the incident, along with a Bobcat (mini digger), which was used to create a fire break. Firefighters worked hard to bring the fire under control using two main jets and also had a water shuttle in operation. 
 
There were no reports of any casualties and one fire engine remains at the scene.
Start date and time
10/10/2017 00:12
Crockenhill
Kent
BR8
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
4
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
Special and Support vehicles
  • Technical rescue unit
  • Bulk water carrier
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