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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
Woman freed from car after crash in Rainham Kent Fire and Rescue Service responded to reports of a crash in Beechings Way, Rainham. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the roof of a car to free one...21/08/2018 10:4421/08/2018 11:252
Smoke warning due to field fire in DealUPDATE: The field fire in Ellen's Road, Deal has now been brought under control and crews remain on the scene damping down and turning over remaining hotspots. The advice to residents to keep...20/08/2018 16:0520/08/2018 17:003
Maidstone - Flat fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a building fire on Darwin Avenue, Maidstone. Crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using hose reel jets and positive pressure ventilation...18/08/2018 18:5418/08/2018 19:450
Margate house fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in an electrical cupboard in Upper Dane Road, Margate at 12.08pm. Firefighters were on the scene within minutes and used breathing...17/08/2018 12:0817/08/2018 12:492
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) in the vicinity of Yorkletts, near Whitstable. For privacy concerns please contact us quoting 2487.17/08/2018 10:1217/08/2018 11:220
Fawkham caravan fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire involving a caravan that appeared to have been abandoned and set alight in Fawkham Road. Fire crews used a high pressure hose reel and a thermal...16/08/2018 23:4016/08/2018 00:132
Crash rescue in coastbound M20 roadworks - Junctions 4 to 5Firefighters have carried out roof removal on two vehicles following a multi-vehicle crash in roadworks on the M20 coastbound between junctions 4 and 5. Working closely with paramedics, crews used...16/08/2018 22:5317/08/2018 00:403
Washing machine fire in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a washing machine in Coolinge Road, Folkestone. Crews arrived to find the occupants of the property weren't at home. Smoke was issuing...16/08/2018 15:3416/08/2018 15:482
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) in the vicinity of the Lower Road, Minster-on-Sea, Isle of Sheppey. For privacy concerns please contact us quoting...16/08/2018 07:0216/08/2018 07:490
Man rescued following two vehicle crash - Minster-on-Sea, Isle of SheppeyFire crews have been sent to reports of a road crash involving two vehicles on the Lower Road, Minster-on-Sea, Isle of Sheppey. A man was cut free from one vehicle by firefighters using hydraulic...16/08/2018 03:5816/08/2018 05:483
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