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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
Horse rescued from water in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a horse stuck in water up to its neck on marshland near Swale Marina in Conyer Wharf, Sittingbourne. Three fire engines, the animal rescue unit...04/11/2018 10:4404/11/2018 13:193
Car gas explosion in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a car fire following a gas explosion inside the vehicle in Mill Way, Sittingbourne. One fire engine attended, and upon arrival there was no one inside the...03/11/2018 19:5903/11/2018 20:561
Derelict building fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire inside a derelict building in Gillingham, at the junction of Marlborough Road and Brompton Road. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing...03/11/2018 02:3403/11/2018 03:252
Bonfire out of control in CanterburyFirefighters are urging people to take care when having bonfires and to make sure they are an appropriate size for the premises, following a near miss last night. Kent Fire and Rescue Service was...02/11/2018 21:4102/11/2018 21:591
House fire in HooKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a bedroom fire in a house in Pankhurst Road, Hoo. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the...02/11/2018 14:1502/11/2018 14:342
Bedroom fire in DartfordFirefighters were called to a semi-detached house in Patterdale Road, Dartford following reports of smoke issuing from an first floor window. Crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the property...01/11/2018 09:3401/11/2018 09:572
Refuse lorry fire in Paddock Wood Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a refuse lorry fire in Pearsons Green Road, Paddock Wood. There were no reported injuries. Crews used breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet and a fog spike...30/10/2018 09:2830/10/2018 11:232
Northfleet flat fireFirefighters were called to a fire at a first-floor flat in Wallis Park, Northfleet. Crews entered the flat wearing breathing apparatus and extinguished a fire in a bedroom using a hose reel jet....29/10/2018 11:2729/10/2018 12:203
Fire in disused building, MaidstoneFive fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to tackle a fire at a disused two-storey building in Northumberland Road, Maidstone. It is believed that the fire started on the ground floor,...28/10/2018 23:0929/10/2018 01:505
Gas bottle explosion - Addington near West MallingThree people have been treated by paramedics for injuries including shock and minor burns following the suspected explosion of a blowtorch gas bottle in a property in Clearway, Addington, near West...28/10/2018 11:4728/10/2018 12:511
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