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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.

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Incident
Update: Building fire in Paddock Wood
Incident details
Update: 15:30pm 
 
Firefighters are making steady progress at the scene of a fire in a large commercial building on Willow Lane in Paddock Wood. Six fire engines remain in attendance and crews are damping down any remaining hot spots. 
 
Previous advice to keep windows and doors closed in the local area due to smoke, has now been lifted. No casualties have been reported and the cause is not yet known. 
 
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Update: 12:30pm 
 
Six fire engines remain at the scene of a commercial building fire on Willow Lane in Paddock Wood. Crews are making steady progress, and are currently using main jets and fog spikes to dampen down any remaining hot spots. The road is currently closed, and residents nearby are still advised to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution due to smoke. The cause is not yet known. 
 
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Kent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of a building fire on Willow Lane in Paddock Wood. Six fire engines are in attendance and crews wearing breathing apparatus are using main jets, hose reel jets and compressed air foam to tackle the fire. No casualties have been reported. 
 
Those living or working in the area are being asked to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution due to smoke.
Start date and time
22/05/2020 09:40
Stop date and time
22/05/2020 16:05
Willow Lane
Tonbridge
Kent
TN12
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
6
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Fog spike
  • Firefighting - Compressed air foam system (CAFs)
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
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