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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
Bethersden workshop fire
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire in an workshop in Bethersden, Ashford at 6.45pm. Four fire engines were sent and crews used three high pressure hose reels, two main jets, a short extension ladder and other tools to tackle the blaze. A water shuttle was also in operation. 
 
The blaze destroyed the workshop and its contents, caused damage to an ISO container and also affected a small part of the surrounding fence and structure. 
 
The fire was extinguished by 8pm and crews continued damping down and turning over. They left the scene by 9.46pm.
Start date and time
19/12/2017 18:45
Stop date and time
19/12/2017 20:39
Bethersden
Kent
TN26
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
4
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Access - Enforcer (door breaching tool)
  • Access - Ladder - short extension
  • Support - Lighting
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