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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
Fire in industrial unit - Willesborough near AshfordFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have tackled a blaze on the ground floor of an industrial unit in The Long Barrow, Willesborough, near Ashford. Crews used a rapid deployment,...08/04/2018 16:1608/04/2018 17:423
Electrical fire under floorboards in Rochester homeFirefighters responded to reports of smoke and flames issuing from beneath floorboards in a home in Hawthorn Road, Rochester. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire using a...06/04/2018 19:1906/04/2018 19:502
Firefighters tackle grass fire near FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of a grass fire on Round Hill near the Park Farm area of Folkestone. Firefighters are tackling the fire and making good progress. The incident...06/04/2018 17:1706/04/2018 18:276
Dover roof fire updateUPDATE: 12.30pm The fire was contained by 11.30pm and attendance was scaled down to 2 fire engines. Crews remain at the scene turning over and damping down remaining hotspots and salvaging property...06/04/2018 09:3806/04/2018 11:284
Aylesford industrial unit fireUpdate 3.10pm Fire crews were quickly able to bring the blaze under control and are likely to remain at the scene damping down for around 30 minutes. Kent Fire and Rescue Service is responding...05/04/2018 14:3305/04/2018 14:563
Car fires in CanterburyFirefighters were called to a fire in a car park involving two cars in a car part at Bingley Court, Canterbury. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the blaze using two hose reels and compressed...04/04/2018 02:1404/04/2018 03:122
Tumble dryer fire in ShorehamFirefighters were called to a fire involving a tumble dryer in an outhouse at a two-storey house in Forge Way, Shoreham, near Sevenoaks. Occupants were alerted to the fire by a working smoke alarm...03/04/2018 15:2203/04/2018 15:492
Lorry and van collide in HuntonFirefighters were called to the scene of a crash involving a lorry and a van in East Street, Hunton, near Maidstone. One casualty was led to safety from the van and passed into the care of SECAmb. 03/04/2018 14:2803/04/2018 15:562
Bedroom fire in AylesfordFirefighters were called to a fire in a first floor bedroom of a two-storey house in Hermitage Lane, Aylesford. Crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the property and put out the fire using a...03/04/2018 10:2203/04/2018 10:492
Crews attend crash on M20 near AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving one vehicle on the London bound carriageway of the M20 between J11 at Hythe and J10 for Ashford. On arrival crews stabilised the vehicle...02/04/2018 16:1202/04/2018 16:593
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