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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: Property fire in Tonbridge
Incident details
Update:   
 
Firefighters have left the scene of a fire on Barden Road in Tonbridge, and previous advice to close windows and doors due to smoke has been lifted. 
 
Five fire engines were in attendance and crews arrived to a blaze spreading through a three-floor building.  Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used ladders, hose reel jets and a fog spike to extinguish the fire, which destroyed the roof of the building. No casualties were reported, and the cause is believed to be accidental. 
 
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Kent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at a fire on Barden Road, Tonbridge. Crews have used hose reel jets to tackle the fire. 
 
Due to the smoke crews are urging location residents to close windows and doors and to avoid the area.
Start date and time
11/10/2020 07:08
Stop date and time
11/10/2020 09:20
Number of fire engines
5
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Fog spike
  • Access - Ladder - 13.5m
  • Access - Ladder - short extension
Special and Support vehicles
  • Height vehicle
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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