Firefighters were attacked with a catapult by a gang of youths as they tackled a raging fire.
The crew was trying to put out the blaze at Gravesend Fencing Ltd in Lower Range Road, Gravesend, at around 6.15pm yesterday.
It is believed they had items thrown at them by the gang and police confiscated what is thought to be a catapult from one of them.
His name and details were taken but no arrests were made.
The fire, not far from an oil and chemicals plant, engulfed the surrounding area in smoke.
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