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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 Pinden near Longfield, Dartford
Incident details
Update 5:10pm: 
 
Six fire engines, a height vehicle and two bulk water carriers remain at the scene of a fire at an industrial estate in Pinden near Longfield, Dartford. Firefighters have been using hose reel jets and compressed air foam to tackle the blaze. Previous advice to close windows and doors in the area as a precaution due to smoke, has now been lifted. 
 
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Update 2.05pm: 
 
People who live and work in the surrounding area of Green Street Green Road in Pinden, near Longfield, Dartford, are asked to close their windows and doors while firefighters continue to tackle a blaze at an industrial site. 
 
Eight fire engines, a bulk water carrier and a height vehicle have been sent to the scene, as well as the Technical Rescue Unit. Crews wearing breathing apparatus are using hose reel jets and compressed air foam to extinguish the flames. 
 
No casualties have been reported. 
 
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Kent Fire and Rescue Service is currently at the scene of a waste fire in an industrial building in Pinden, near Dartford. Eight fire engines, a bulk water carrier and a height vehicle have been sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus are working to bring the fire under control. More to come.
Start date and time
10/08/2020 12:01
Stop date and time
10/08/2020 21:09
Number of fire engines
8
Equipment
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
Special and Support vehicles
  • Height vehicle
  • Technical rescue unit
  • Bulk water carrier
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