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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
Industrial building fire near Tonbridge
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an industrial building fire in Collier Street near Tonbridge. Two fire engines were in attendance and crews arrived to black smoke issuing from the building, which contained industrial machinery. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a main jet, hose reel jets and compressed air foam to tackle the blaze. No casualties were reported, and the fire is believed to have started accidentally due to an electrical fault.
Start date and time
28/07/2021 11:04
Stop date and time
28/07/2021 12:27
Location of incident
Collier Street
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Compressed air foam system (CAFs)
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
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