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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
House fire in Langley, Maidstone
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire at a house in New Road, in Langley, Maidstone. 
 
Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets and main jets to extinguish the flames. 
 
One person was passed into the care of SECAmb for suspected smoke inhalation. 
 
It’s believed the fire started accidentally when a match was disposed of while still hot and caused the bin to catch alight. 
 
Following the incident, crews are reminding people not to place hot objects such a matches or lighters in household or external bins, and to make sure they have fully cooled before doing so.
Start date and time
15/10/2020 11:27
Stop date and time
15/10/2020 12:33
Location of incident
New Road, Langley, Maidstone
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Positive pressure ventilation fan
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
Partner agencies
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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