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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
Grass fire in Aylesford
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a grass fire on Mount Pleasant in Aylesford. Two fire engines were sent to the scene, and firefighters arrived to a large amount of grass and undergrowth alight. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze. No casualties were reported, and the cause is believed to be accidental due to discarded smoking materials. 
 
Following the incident, firefighters are reminding the public to take extra precautions to reduce the risk of a field fire. Remember to safely dispose of all smoking materials, and to take any rubbish home with you.
Start date and time
13/09/2020 12:20
Stop date and time
13/09/2020 12:45
Mount Pleasant
Aylesford
Aylesford
Kent
ME20
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
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