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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
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched a drone at Herne Bay seafront to assist Kent Police. For privacy concerns contact us quoting 2276. 21/05/2018 02:08 1
Fire in flat - RochesterFirefighters were called to reports of a fire in the bedroom of a ground floor flat in Stirling Close, Rochester. A neighbour returning home spotted the fire and alerted the building's occupants....20/05/2018 04:0420/05/2018 04:562
Woman treated for the effects of breathing in smoke after bedroom fire - Herne BayFire crews wearing breathing apparatus used a high-pressure hose reel jet to extinguish a fire the bedroom of a premises used as a residential home in Selsea Avenue, Herne Bay. One female occupant...19/05/2018 09:0319/05/2018 10:212
Update: Gas pipe fire in FavershamUpdate at 1605, 18/05/18 This incident has now been reduced to one fire engine and National Grid engineers are on the scene....18/05/2018 13:5818/05/2018 16:142
Woman freed from overturned car in ChilhamFire crews ware called to assist after a car overturned and ended up on its side on Canterbury Road, trapping a woman inside. Crews stabilised the vehicle and helped to free the women, who was passed...18/05/2018 12:2518/05/2018 12:572
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its drone for training purposes in Loose Road, Maidstone. Contact us for privacy concerns.18/05/2018 11:1518/05/2018 11:450
Caravan fire in CranbrookKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a static caravan fire in Hawkhurst Road, Cranbrook. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet, compressed air foam and a main jet to...18/05/2018 03:4118/05/2018 05:424
Kitchen fire at student accommodationFirefighters were called to reports of a kitchen fire at student accommodation in Blake Avenue, Gillingham. When crews arrived, the four-storey building had been fully evacuated and everyone was...17/05/2018 13:1217/05/2018 13:486
UPDATE: House fire in HempsteadUpdate at 1740, 16/05/19 Firefighters are now damping down and turning over any remaining hot spots. The fire is believed to have started in a bin while the elderly female resident was asleep on...16/05/2018 15:2216/05/2018 19:054
Discarded cigarette believed to have caused Folkestone house fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of smoke coming from a three-storey property in Bournemouth Road, Folkestone. Two fire engines and a height vehicle attended and firefighters...16/05/2018 12:5416/05/2018 14:072
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