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Crews spend six hours battling Dartford grass fire

PUBLISHED: 10:41 01 May 2017 | UPDATED: 10:41 01 May 2017

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The fire covered 200square metres

Firefighters in Dartford were out until the early hours of the morning battling a grassland fire overnight.

Crews were first called to the blaze in Bean Lane, Bean just before 6.30pm on Sunday.

The blaze covered 200sq metres of grass and undergrowth, with KFRS firefighters using an all-terrain vehicle to get to the blaze, and using a specialist fogging unit to suppress the flames.

The unit coats flames in a very fine mist to tackle the fire.

There were no reported injuries in the blaze, though crews stayed until 12.48am damping down the area.


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