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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
Small fire on passenger train - Greenhithe near Dartford
Incident details
Fire crews were called to Greenhithe train station near Dartford to reports of an electrical burning smell onboard a train which had stopped at the station. 
 
Working with National Rail and train company staff, firefighters were able to identify and extinguish a small fire in an electrical compartment. 
 
All passengers were safely evacuated from the train and there are no reports of any injuries.
Start date and time
01/03/2018 17:03
Stop date and time
01/03/2018 17:50
Greenhithe Railway Station
Greenhithe
Kent
DA9
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
4
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Fire extinguisher
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
Other partner agencies
National Rail staff
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