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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 rescued from overturned carFirefighters were called to help release a woman that was trapped in an overturned car following a crash on the A251 at Faversham. Crews cut out the rear seats of the vehicle and the casualty was...30/01/2018 06:0930/01/2018 07:003
House fire in Dover - updateUpdate 11:30: An investigation is being carried out into the cause of a house fire in Tower Street, Dover. Sadly, despite the efforts of emergency services at the scene, a woman has died....29/01/2018 08:18 2
Tunbridge Wells fireFirefighters attended a fire in a ground floor toilet of a property in the Pantiles, after the manager phoned 999. Staff and guests were evacuated from the five-storey building and crews arrived to...28/01/2018 20:1528/01/2018 20:282
Happy ending for pony in HighamA concerned member of the public contacted Kent Fire and Rescue Service's emergency control centre just before 8.15am, reporting a pony stuck in a mud filled ditch in Higham. Fire crews...28/01/2018 08:1428/01/2018 10:132
Fire in Gillingham electrical cupboardKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in an electrical cupboard in a second floor flat in Pearl Lane, Gillingham at 4.46am. The occupant had attempted to extinguish the...28/01/2018 04:4628/01/2018 07:513
Pembury chimney fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a chimney fire in Henwood Green Road, Pembury at 11.17pm. The fire was caused by a large build up of nesting material above the register plate in the hearth....26/01/2018 23:1727/01/2018 00:311
Elderly woman given oxygen after electric heater fire in CrockenhillFirefighters were called after plastic accidentally fell onto an electric heater sparking a fire in a Crockenill home. Fortunately the home had working smoke alarms which sounded, alerting the...26/01/2018 19:1726/01/2018 19:552
Faversham bedroom fireTwo fire engines were sent to Wells Way, Faversham just before 5pm, after the occupant reported a fire in a bedroom and left the property. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus went into the...26/01/2018 16:5826/01/2018 18:532
Car crash rescue in WhitstableFirefighters were called to assist at a crash involving a car that had ended up on its side in Radfall Road, Chestfield, near Whitstable. An elderly man was freed from the vehicle and passed into the...26/01/2018 01:1426/01/2018 01:512
Notification KFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) above its training centre in Loose Road, Maidstone. For privacy concerns please contact us.25/01/2018 16:4525/01/2018 17:450
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