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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
Update: Outdoor fire in Dartford
Incident details
Update: 6:45pm 
 
Firefighters are making steady progress in extinguishing a large outdoor fire involving a number of caravans on Birchwood Road in Dartford. Three fire engines remain at the scene and crews have been using main jets and water from a hydrant to tackle the blaze and dampen down remaining hot spots. No casualties have been reported and the cause is not yet known. Previous advice to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution due to the smoke, has now been lifted. 
 
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Kent Fire and Rescue Service is currently at the scene of an outdoor fire involving caravans on Birchwood Road in Dartford. Eight fire engines and a bulk water carrier have been sent to the scene to tackle the blaze, and crews are advising anyone living or working nearby to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution due to the smoke. Firefighters are also advising the public to avoid the area where possible whilst crews tackle the fire. More to come.
Start date and time
16/01/2020 15:43
Stop date and time
16/01/2020 19:04
Birchwood Road
Dartford
Kent
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
8
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
  • Water - hydrant supply
Special and Support vehicles
  • Bulk water carrier
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • Highways England traffic officers
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