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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
Fire in Charing
Incident details
INCIDENT UPDATE 17:15 
Six fire engines and a bulk water carrier are currently at a large and fully-developed fire affecting a range of buildings including stables, outbuildings workshops and sheds in an area approximately 100 metres by 30 metres. 
 
A large area of scrubland and undergrowth has been destroyed by fire. Firefighters in breathing apparatus are using two hose reels, two main jets and a light portable pump to put out the fire, as well as a bulk water carrier. 
 
An ambulance is also on the scene, attending to woman who is approximately 40 years old. Kent Police are in attendance for traffic control at this incident. 
 
No animals on site were injured. 
 
The cause is thought to be accidental. 
 
 
 
Firefighters are dealing with a fire involving a range of buildings and undergrowth in Hurst Lane, Charing. 
 
More information to follow.
Start date and time
06/07/2015 15:03
Stop date and time
06/07/2015 17:11
Hurst Lane
Charing
Kent
TN27
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
5
Equipment
Main jet,Hose reel jet,Breathing apparatus
Special and Support vehicles
  • Bulk water carrier
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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