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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
15 year old boy rescued from island - CliffeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the aid of a 15 year old male that had got stranded on the alpha pool island near Salt Lane, Cliffe. Crews rescued the male using the inshore boat and...22/05/2017 19:0222/05/2017 20:082
Van fire on M25 junction 6-5Firefighters are dealing with a fire involving a van following a two vehicle collision on the M25 anti-clockwise carriageway between junctions 6 and 5. Delays are expected while emergency services...22/05/2017 16:31 2
Woman rescued after Northfleet crashCrews helped to free an elderly woman who was trapped following a crash involving two cars. She was passed in to the care of SECAmb. Crews also helped to make the scene safe. 22/05/2017 13:4822/05/2017 14:072
Man rescued after crash in West KingsdownFirefighters rescued a man who was trapped in a car after it collided with a fence in Hever Road, West Kingsdown. He was passed in to the care of SECAmb. Kent Police also attended.22/05/2017 11:5722/05/2017 12:252
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) in the area of Redstart Avenue, Maidstone. For privacy concerns contact us quoting reference 2170.22/05/2017 10:3022/05/2017 10:590
Derelict workshop fire Firefighters were called to a fire at single-storey derelict workshop in Gas House Road, Rochester. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets and a hydrant, along with a positive pressure...21/05/2017 16:1921/05/2017 17:402
Industrial building fire - Chatham docksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a large industrial building on the Chatham docks. Ten fire engines, as well as specialist units including a high volume pump and height vehicle,...21/05/2017 03:0021/05/2017 21:5110
House fire - BroadstairsKent Fire and Rescue Service were called to a house fire in a property on Green Lane, Broadstairs. The elderly resident of the property was able to escape with the aid of a neighbour. Upon arrival...20/05/2017 00:2920/05/2017 02:474
Man released after crash in GoudhurstKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash on Smiths Lane in Goudhurst where a car had hit a tree. A man in his 20s was trapped by his injuries, so crews used hydraulic cutting gear to free...18/05/2017 22:4918/05/2017 23:352
Road crash near SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road crash involving a vehicle that ended up in the garden of a property. One occupant was pronounced dead at the scene. Crews used hydraulic rescue...18/05/2017 22:0119/05/2017 22:582
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