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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
Building fire - Crockenhill
Incident details
2pm UPDATE 
The incident has been reduced to one fire engine.  The crew is monitoring for hotspots and damping down. 
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Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) remains at the scene of a commercial outbuilding fire in Crockenhill near Swanley. Firefighters were initially called to the outbuilding constructed of steel panels and scaffolding, which was used to house a large amount of wood and diesel at around 12.15am. 
 
At the height of the fire, Four fire engines and a bulk water were sent to the incident, along with a Bobcat (mini digger), which was used to create a fire break. Firefighters worked hard to bring the fire under control using two main jets and also had a water shuttle in operation. 
 
There were no reports of any casualties and one fire engine remains at the scene.
Start date and time
10/10/2017 00:12
Crockenhill
Kent
BR8
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
4
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
Special and Support vehicles
  • Technical rescue unit
  • Bulk water carrier
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