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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
Electrical fire in restaurant - Farningham
Incident details
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a high pressure hose to tackle an electrical fire which started behind a refrigerator in the storeroom of a restaurant in the High Street in Farningham. 
 
A thermal imaging camera was used to locate the seat of the fire and check for any further hot spots, then crews used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke from the property. 
 
There are no reports of any injuries and the cause is thought to be accidental.
Start date and time
04/02/2015 18:01
Stop date and time
04/02/2015 18:37
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
  • Hose reel jet (*)
  • Breathing apparatus (*)
  • Positive pressure ventilation fan (*)
  • Thermal imaging camera (*)
  • (*) - Answer no longer available
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