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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: Outbuilding fire in Meopham
Incident details
Update: 15:45 
 
Firefighting operations at the scene of an outbuilding fire on Wrotham Road in Meopham have been completed, and the fire is now out. Crews used main jets, hose reel jets and water from a hydrant to extinguish the blaze, which spread to two outbuildings and some surrounding undergrowth. 
 
Previous advice to keep windows and doors closed due to smoke, has now been lifted. Please share this information with anyone in the area who may not have the internet, thank you. 
 
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Kent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of an outbuilding alight on Wrotham Road in Meopham, Gravesend. Three fire engines are in attendance, and crews are working to extinguish the blaze. No casualties have been reported. 
 
Crews are currently advising those who live or work in the nearby area to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution due to smoke. Please share this information with anyone in the area who may not have access to the internet, thank you.
Start date and time
29/04/2021 11:37
Stop date and time
29/04/2021 13:14
Location of incident
Wrotham Road, Meopham
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
  • Water - hydrant supply
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