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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
Ramsgate basement fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the basement of four-storey building used as a restaurant and flats in Hardres Street, Ramsgate. Two fire engines attended. A number of people...13/11/2017 11:1113/11/2017 12:372
RTC rescue Pembury A21KFRS crews were called to an RTC on the A21 near Pembury, involving two cars, with one car on its roof with a person trapped inside. Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to release a...12/11/2017 17:4912/11/2017 19:123
Folkestone fireA KFRS crew and one fire engine was called to a small explosion and fire in an outside electrical manhole in Sandgate Road, Folkestone. Crews used an extinguisher to put out fire in cable ducting....12/11/2017 11:1412/11/2017 13:151
Driver rescued after car goes into ditch in SandwichKFRS crews were called to an RTC in New Street, Sandwich where a car had gone over into a water filled ditch. The driver of the car was trapped. Firefighters stabilised the vehicle and released the...11/11/2017 17:0611/11/2017 17:492
Folkestone play house fire KFRS crews were called to a fire in play house in a garden in Harvey Street, Folkestone. The fire had spread from the play house along the outside of the property causing the soil pipe, telephone...11/11/2017 09:1311/11/2017 09:432
Rochester kitchen fireKFRS crews were mobilised to a chip pan fire in Smith Street, Rochester. Firefighters used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to tackle the fire. They treated a man for smoke inhalation and...10/11/2017 18:5910/11/2017 21:412
Rainham lounge fireFirefighters were called to reports of a fire in a three-storey house in Lonsdale Drive, Rainham at around 11.10am. Two fire were sent and crews wearing breathing apparatus went into the house and...10/11/2017 11:0810/11/2017 11:492
Road traffic crash in CanterburyEmergency services attended a crash involving two cars on Old Dover Road, Canterbury. Fire crews helped to make the scene safe following an oil spillage on the road and one casualty was passed into...10/11/2017 10:5010/11/2017 11:042
Fire in disused Borstal school buildingFirefighters were called to a disused school in Borstal Street, Rochester around 9.10pm. They arrived to find a small amount of smoke coming from a vent at roof height. After gaining access to the...09/11/2017 21:1009/11/2017 21:472
Crockenhill road crash Kent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a road crash shortly after 7.30pm in Crockenhill Lane, near Swanley. Firefighters arrived to find a car on its side with an elderly lady who was unable to...09/11/2017 19:3309/11/2017 20:113
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