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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
Large fire at Northfleet industrial unit
Incident details
UPDATE at 2pm 
 
Attendance at this incident has been scaled down to two fire engines and a height vehicle is being used as a monitor while crews damp down remaining hotspots. 
 
UPDATE at 10:30am 
Firefighters continue to deal with a large fire at an industrial unit in Lower Road, Northfleet. Fire crews worked throughout the night to tackle the blaze, using a height vehicle as a water tower at the roof level, as well as three main jets and a cold-cut firefighting system. They also set up monitor jets to help prevent lateral spread to other properties. Six fire engines remain on the scene. 
 
Firefighters are tackling a large fire at an industrial unit in Lower Road, Northfleet Industrial Estate. Eight fire engines and a height vehicle are in attendance and crews are using a cold-cut firefighting system and main jets supplied by a hydrant to extinguish the blaze. The are no reported casualties and the cause is not yet known.
Start date and time
09/01/2016 04:17
Stop date and time
10/01/2016 13:20
Number of fire engines
8
Equipment
  • Main jet (*)
  • Coldcut firefighting system (*)
  • Ground monitor (*)
  • Water - hydrant supply
  • (*) - Answer no longer available
Special and Support vehicles
  • Height vehicle
  • Command support unit
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
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