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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
Warning to Norton residents following barn fire
Incident details
Update 19:00 
 
The fire has been surrounded and firefighters are making good progress. The incident has been scaled down to three fire engines. Crews are continuing to damp down and make the scene safe. 
 
 
Update:16:25 
Firefighters are tackling a large fire involving a barn containing plastic pallets in Provender Lane, Norton. Eight fire engines, a height vehicle and a bulk water carrier are on the scene and crews are tackling the blaze using with water from hydrants, compresses air foam, fogspikes and ground monitors. Provender Lane has been closed and people are being asked to avoid the area. Local residents are also being advised to keep windows and doors closed while crews deal with this incident. 
 
Firefighters are advising people living near Provender Lane in Norton, near Faversham to keep their windows and doors closed as a precaution due to an ongoing barn fire in the area. There are currently six fire engines and specialist vehicles on the scene. Updates to follow.
Start date and time
07/12/2016 15:04
Stop date and time
07/12/2016 19:05
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Number of fire engines
8
Equipment
  • Main jet (*)
  • Hose reel jet (*)
  • Breathing apparatus (*)
  • Compressed air foam system (CAFs) (*)
  • Ground monitor (*)
  • Water - hydrant supply
  • (*) - Answer no longer available
Special and Support vehicles
  • Height vehicle
  • Bulk water carrier
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