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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
Kitchen fire in Tonbridge
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire on Shipbourne Road in Tonbridge. Two fire engines were sent to the scene, and crews arrived to a fire in the ground floor kitchen. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to extinguish the flames, before clearing the property of smoke with a high pressure fan. Three people were passed into the care of South East Coast Ambulance Service for smoke inhalation. The fire is believed to have started accidentally due to an electrical fault.
Start date and time
14/09/2021 08:48
Stop date and time
14/09/2021 12:25
Location of incident
Tonbridge
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Firefighting - Positive pressure ventilation fan
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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