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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
Update (3) on Sevenoaks house firesUPDATE (3) 2pm Attendance to this incident was reduced to three fire engines at 12.38pm and to one fire engine at 1.44pm. One crew remains at the scene making final check tot he properties. All...02/05/2018 08:51 6
Man rescued from car in flood waterA man needed to be rescued from a car that became stuck in deep flood water in Church Lane, Aldington. Firefighters in dry suits attended the incident along with SECAmb's Hazardous Area Response...30/04/2018 15:1330/04/2018 18:043
Car collides with house in CanterburyFirefighters were called to an incident involving a car that had collided with a house in Zealand Road, Canterbury. Fire crews helped to make the scene safe and both SECAmb and Kent Police were also...30/04/2018 11:3030/04/2018 11:451
Family rescued from car stuck in flood waterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to assist two adults and baby stuck in a car in flood water, in Stickfast Lane, Sutton Valence. Two fire engines and a water safety unit attended, and crews...30/04/2018 11:2730/04/2018 11:582
Cars pulled out of flood water in DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called after two people became stranded in separate cars which had broken down in knee high flood water in Minnis Lane, River, Dover. There was also a fallen tree...30/04/2018 11:2730/04/2018 12:491
Man rescued after tree falls on carFirefighters helped to free a man who was trapped after a tree fell on to a car in Canterbury Road, Herne Bay. Fire crews removed the roof of the vehicle to free the man, who was passed into the care...30/04/2018 06:5630/04/2018 08:122
Swimming pool fire updateUpdate - 2pm Firefighters brought the fire under control by 1pm, containing the blaze to the plant room of the premises used as a swimming pool. They tackled to blaze using four fire engines and a...28/04/2018 11:4428/04/2018 14:074
Road closed in Eastchurch due to crashLower Road in Eastchurch has been closed while emergency services deal with a two-car crash. Fire crews, Kent Police and SECAmb are in attendance and the road is expected to be closed for an hour.28/04/2018 10:1028/04/2018 11:002
Crews rescue man from pond islandFirefighters were called to a garden in Biddenden Road, Headcorn to rescue a man who became stranded on an island in a large pond, after falling from a rowing boat into the water. Two firefighters...27/04/2018 09:3327/04/2018 10:101
Cliff rescue in DoverEmergency services were called to Eastern Docks in the Port of Dover where a man had fallen 60 feet. Kent Fire and Rescue Service's rope rescue team were mobilised to the scene to help rescue the...26/04/2018 14:5026/04/2018 16:082
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