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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 and South East Coast Ambulance Service 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.

IncidentIncident detailsStart date and timeStop date and timeNumber of fire engines
Self-combusting paper towels cause house fire in GreenhitheKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a property in Park Cliff Road, Greenhithe after residents discovered a fire in the kitchen which was full of smoke. The occupants managed to put the small...22/06/2018 20:5122/06/2018 21:092
Margate flat fireFirefighters were called to a fire in a top floor flat of an end-of-terrace property in Brockley Road, Margate. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire using a main jet and a hose reel,...21/06/2018 23:3722/06/2018 00:052
Suspicious fire in GravesendFirefighters were called to a fire involving some vehicles and sheds in Gloucester Road, Gravesend. The fire, which is believed to have been started deliberately, destroyed two vans and two sheds....21/06/2018 23:12 2
Derelict building fire in ChathamFirefighters were called to a fire at a derelict commercial premises in Street End Road, Chatham. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled a fire in the roof of the building using a main jet. There...21/06/2018 17:3621/06/2018 18:333
A2 crash at ColdredEmergency services were called to a crash involving 2 cars on the A2 at the Coldred junction, near Dover. Fire crews helped to release a man and a woman who were trapped and a further male casualty...21/06/2018 12:0521/06/2018 13:122
Crews contain small spillage in DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service is currently at Eastern Docks, Dover, dealing with the spillage of a corrosive liquid from a lorry. Two fire engines, support vehicles and hazardous material officers are...20/06/2018 07:0120/06/2018 13:322
Barn fire in PenshurstFirefighters attended a fire involving a barn in Salmans Lane, Penshurst. Three fire engines attended. Crews used a ground monitor to bring the fire under control, with water relayed from open water...20/06/2018 01:2120/06/2018 03:253
Woman cut free from car after crash near AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two-car crash in Hunter Avenue, Willesborough near Ashford. Three fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic cutting gear to cut the roof off one of...19/06/2018 10:5319/06/2018 11:473
Hay fire near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to hay alight in a field off of King Street, Fordwich near Canterbury. Three fire engines attended and crews used a main jet and a hose reel jet to extinguish...18/06/2018 14:4718/06/2018 15:463
Dishwasher fire in WhitstableFirefighters were called to a fire involving a dishwasher in the kitchen of a ground floor flat in Graystone Road, Whitstable. Crews wearing breathing apparatus put out the fire with a hose reel jet....18/06/2018 03:5518/06/2018 04:222
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