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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
Car fire on approach to the Dartford Tunnel
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a car fire on approach to the Dartford Tunnel. Three fire engines were sent to the scene, where one car was found to be well alight on the Essex bound carriageway between junction 1a of the M25 and the A282. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire, which is believed to have been an electrical / engine fault. There were no reported injuries. For information around road closures please visit Highways England.
Start date and time
16/03/2019 14:07
Stop date and time
16/03/2019 14:21
4211 A282
Kent
DA1 5FD
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • Highways England traffic officers
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