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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
Rubbish fire in BethersdenFirefighters extinguished a fire involving two large piles of rubbish in Pluckley Road, Bethersden, near Ashford. Crews used two main jets and a hose reel to extinguish the blaze, which is believed...19/09/2018 13:5119/09/2018 14:393
Notification KFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) at the Westwood fire incident in Margate. If you have privacy concerns, contact us quoting ref 1543. 17/09/2018 17:3517/09/2018 18:310
Washing machine caught fire in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a washing machine fire in Durban Road, Margate just before 7pm. Two fire engines were sent. Crews wore breathing apparatus and used a thermal image...16/09/2018 18:5516/09/2018 19:412
NotificationKFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) at the Westwood fire incident If you have privacy concerns, contact our 999 control room team. 16/09/2018 15:0016/09/2018 15:200
Fire in a Rochester flatKFRS crews were called to a fire in a flat in King street, Rochester. Three fire engines were sent and firefighters arrived within minutes of receiving the 999 call. A breathing apparatus team...16/09/2018 13:4216/09/2018 15:243
RTC TenterdenCrews were called to a single car RTC in Cranbrook Road, Tenterden. The car had rolled and the driver was trapped inside. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the roof and...16/09/2018 06:3116/09/2018 07:482
Washing machine fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to reports of a washing machine fire in Loudon Way, Ashford. The fire was contained to a garage attached to a business premises. Crews in breathing...15/09/2018 14:0015/09/2018 14:291
UPDATE: Westwood industrial unit fire, MargateUpdate at 15:00 on 1 October: Fire crews remain on the site of a fire on the Westwood Industrial Estate in Enterprise Way, Margate. Smoke coming from the incident, which started on Saturday 15...15/09/2018 06:17 5
Car fire East PeckhamKFRS crews attended a car fire on the forecourt of a petrol station in Branbridges Road, East Peckham. Firefighters used breathing apparatus to tackle the fire. 14/09/2018 11:3414/09/2018 11:552
Garden alight in MargateTwo fire engines attended a fire in a garden of a house in Alfred Road, Margate. Crews used two main jets and a hose reel jet with water from a hydrant to extinguish the fire which involved...13/09/2018 21:0313/09/2018 21:332
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