Large industrial unit fire -Paddock Wood
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire on Queen Street, Paddock Wood. The fire which is in a building used as an industrial unit has produced a large smoke plume, we are therefore asking that local residents stay inside keeping their doors and windows closed and to avoid going into the smoke plume wherever possible. Currently we have eight fire engines, a height vehicle and a bulk water carrier in attendance. The fire is being fought with main jets, hose reel jets, fog spikes and a ground monitor.
This incident was scaled back to one fire engine by midnight to monitor for any hotspots. This incident is being investigated by the police the cause is not yet known.
Special and Support vehicles
- Height vehicle
- Bulk water carrier