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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
Fire in bedroom - Vigo, near Dartford
Incident details
Following a house fire in Highview, Vigo on New Year’s Day, the female occupant sadly died. An investigation into the cause of the fire, which started in a bedroom, is underway. 
 
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Firefighters were called to reports of black smoke issuing from the bedroom window of a property in Highview, Vigo, near Dartford. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the flames with a main jet and a high-pressure hose reel jet. One occupant was rescued from the property. A dog was also rescued. 
 
The cause of the fire is not yet established but will be investigated.
Start date and time
01/01/2020 19:04
Stop date and time
01/01/2020 21:25
Highview
Vigo Village
Kent
DA13
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
4
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
  • Electrical safety engineer (UK Power Networks)
  • HEMS - Doctors/paramedics
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