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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
Bonfire spreads to summerhouse in Tonbridge
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service is reminding the public to build bonfires well away from sheds, property and foliage following a summerhouse fire on Brenchley Road in Tonbridge. 
 
Two fire engines were sent to the incident, and the summerhouse was well alight on arrival. Crews used compressed air foam to tackle the blaze. No casualties were reported, and the fire is believed to have spread from a nearby bonfire. 
 
Following the incident, firefighters are urging the public to take extra care with bonfires and to light them well away from property, sheds, trees and foliage. You should also never leave them unattended, and keep them evenly built and to a manageable size.
Start date and time
30/04/2021 13:16
Stop date and time
30/04/2021 13:56
Location of incident
Brenchley, Tonbridge
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Compressed air foam system (CAFs)
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
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