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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
Car fire on A229 Blue Bell Hill, near Maidstone
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a car alight on the A229 Blue Bell Hill, in-between Chatham and Maidstone, on the Maidstone-bound carriageway. 
 
Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used compressed air foam and hose reel jets to extinguish the flames. 
 
No casualties were reported. 
 
The cause is believed to be accidental.  
Start date and time
12/10/2020 10:22
Stop date and time
12/10/2020 10:38
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Compressed air foam system (CAFs)
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
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