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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
Refuse lorry fire in Paddock Wood
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a refuse lorry fire in Pearsons Green Road, Paddock Wood. There were no reported injuries. Crews used breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet and a fog spike to extinguish the fire. The vehicle and its contents were severely damaged by the fire. The cause isn't known at this stage.
Start date and time
30/10/2018 09:28
Stop date and time
30/10/2018 11:23
Pearsons Green Road
Paddock Wood
Kent
TN12
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Fog spike
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • Local authority officer
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