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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
Fuel tank fire - Paddock Wood
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene of an industrial diesel tank alight. A number of calls came into 999 fire control after a loud bang could be heard and a large plume of dark smoke could be seen from some distance. Crews have used foam from the fire engines and specialist foam unit to bring the fire under control.
Start date and time
01/12/2018 12:57
Stop date and time
01/12/2018 15:49
Transfesa Road
Paddock Wood
Kent
TN12
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
6
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - Compressed air foam system (CAFs)
Special and Support vehicles
  • Bulk water carrier
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
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