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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
Large fire in Wrotham
Incident details
Update 9am (30 November): 
Two fire engines remain at the scene of a fire involving workshops and garages in Tower Industrial Estate, Wrotham, damping down hotspots. Firefighters worked through the night to deal with the fire. At the height of the blaze, 10 fire engines and specialist appliances attended the scene. Early actions prevented fire damage to adjacent businesses. When crews first arrived at the scene firefighters set up ground monitors to protect neighbouring premises and stop the fire from spreading further. 
A 200-metre cordon, which was set up as a precaution, was lifted at 11.15pm and a section of the A20 which remained closed overnight, reopened at 8.15am this morning. 
There were no reported casualties. The cause of the fire is not yet known. 
 
8:30pm update: 
Local residents are being advised to continue to keep windows and door closed as a precaution while firefighters deal with a large fire in garages and workshops in Tower Industrial Estate, Wrotham. Six houses have also been evacuated. 
Attendance has been reduced to six fire engines and specialist appliances. A 200 metre cordon remains in place. The A20 has been closed in both directions and the M20 east bound slip road at junction 2 is also closed. 
 
7.10pm update: 
 
Local residents are being advised to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution due to an ongoing fire at a range of garages and workshops at Tower Industrial Estate in Wrotham Heath. A 200 metre cordon has been put in place and ten fire engines and specialist appliances are on the scene. The A20 has been closed while crews deal with this incident. Kent Police is also on the scene. The cause of the fire is not yet known. 
 
 
Firefighters are currently dealing with a large fire at garages in London Road (A20), Wrotham. Ten fire engines, a bulk water carrier and a height vehicle have ben sent to the scene. The road has been closed. More to follow.
Start date and time
29/11/2015 17:58
Stop date and time
30/11/2015 11:58
London Road
Wrotham
Kent
TN15
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
10
Special and Support vehicles
  • Height vehicle
  • Bulk water carrier
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
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