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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
M2 diesel spill between Juction 2 and 3Kent Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to a large diesel spill on the M2 between junction 2 (Rocheter/West Malling A228) and junction 3 (Maidstone/Chatham A229) after a HGV crash. The road has...06/12/2017 04:3806/12/2017 05:001
Smoke logging to Canterbury shopKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a ground floor shop in Wincheap at 6.17pm, which was heavily smoke logged with the smoke detector sounding. Crews went into the building in breathing...05/12/2017 18:1705/12/2017 18:472
Serious road crash on Linton Hill, MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the scene of a two car crash on Linton Hill, Maidstone at 9.23pm. Two fire engines are at the scene along with Kent Police, HEMS and SECAmb. A number of...04/12/2017 21:2304/12/2017 22:102
Hothfield chimney fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a chimney fire in Hothfield at 8.32pm. One fire engine was sent and fire crews used a hose reel and chimney gear to fight the fire, which was extinguished by...04/12/2017 20:3204/12/2017 21:281
Dover chimney fireFirefighters attended a chimney fire in Clarendon Street, Dover, shortly after 7pm. The fire is believed to have started accidentally due to a large amount of wood being burnt in an open fire. Fire...04/12/2017 19:0604/12/2017 20:031
Margate caravan fireFirefighters were called to a caravan alight in Tenterden Way, Margate. Crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using a hose reel jet and compressed air foam. There were no casualties...04/12/2017 15:3204/12/2017 15:592
Cooking fire in MargateFirefighters were called to a cooking fire at a domestic property in Brooke Avenue, Margate. The fire was out when crews arrived and crews administerd oxygen to a man who was suffering from smoke...04/12/2017 15:2204/12/2017 15:332
Crash on A20, MaidstoneFirefighters were called to assist at the scene of a crash involving a lorry and a car on London Road (A20) at Coldharbour Roundabout, Maidstone. Crews helped to make the scene safe and assisted...04/12/2017 10:0704/12/2017 10:452
Electrical fault in airing cupboard sparks fire in Aylesham homeFirefighters responded to a fire in a first floor bedroom in Cornwallis Avenue, Aylesham this evening. The residents, a couple and their two children were home when the fire broke out and did...03/12/2017 20:0603/12/2017 21:133
Ashford bedroom fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a first floor bedroom in Manorfield, Ashford at 5.13pm. It is believed that the occupants had turned the hot water on before going out and...03/12/2017 17:1303/12/2017 18:032
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