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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
Sellindge chimney fireKFRS crews were called to a chimney fire in Gibbons Brook, Sellindge. Firefighters used chimney gear and a thermal imaging camera to deal with the fire, and remained to make the area safe and assist...10/01/2018 21:3710/01/2018 23:101
Chatham fireKFRS was mobilised to a fire in a property in Sultan Road, Chatham. Firefighters using breathing apparatus entered the property and used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke. Sadly a...10/01/2018 20:58 2
Swanscombe school incidentKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to Ebbsfleet Academy in Southfleet Road, Swanscombe just before 10.30am to reports of a bleach-like smell in a plant room. As a precaution pupils and...10/01/2018 10:3010/01/2018 14:552
Penshurst dishwasher fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a 999 call in Penshurst Road, Penshurst just after 7pm. Two fire engines were sent and discovered that working smoke alarms had sounded, alerting the...08/01/2018 19:0808/01/2018 19:532
Rusthall roof fireUPDATE 9.1.2018 - 9am Firefighters remained at the scene of a roof fire in a church hall in High Street, Rusthall until 10.25pm. Crews have praised the group who were using the hall at the time for...08/01/2018 18:4609/01/2018 21:215
Broadstairs house fireUPDATE 9.1.2018 Kent Fire and Rescue Service attended a serious house fire at 6.34pm in Rectory Road, Broadstairs. At the height of the fire around 25 firefighters and five engines were at the...08/01/2018 18:3409/01/2018 00:465
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its drone in the area of Langley Square, Dartford. For privacy concerns contact us 01622 692121.08/01/2018 10:4008/01/2018 11:150
Crews release man from bin lorryFirefighters assisted SECAmb and HEMS paramedics to release a man who was trapped in a bin lorry in High Street, Rochester. The man was passed in to the care of SECAmb.08/01/2018 07:4808/01/2018 09:002
Dartford house fireKFRS crews were called to a fire in a house in Fernheath Way, Dartford. The fire was in the roof space and firefighters used a jet, two hose reel jets and breathing apparatus to tackle the fire. ...07/01/2018 08:2607/01/2018 10:234
Folkestone collapsed buildingKFRS crews were called to an incident in Lynwood, Folkestone. Part of the first floor of a building under construction had collapsed and a man had fallen onto the ground floor. Crews provided...06/01/2018 15:1706/01/2018 16:472
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