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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 a flat in DealKent Fire and Rescue Services was called to a fire in a property in South Street, Deal. Four fire engines and a height vehicle attended, and crews tackled a fire in a flat on the top floor of a four...15/05/2018 00:2515/05/2018 03:134
Gas explosion in Walmer, DealKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a gas explosion in Archery Square, Walmer near Deal just after 9pm last night. When crews arrived, neighbours who raised the alarm had got the...13/05/2018 21:0213/05/2018 21:422
Serious flat fire in GravesendUpdate from Kent Police on 15/05/18: Kent Police was called to a report that a property was on fire in Parrock Street, Gravesend, at 7.03pm on Sunday 13 May. Officers attended and provided...13/05/2018 19:0113/05/2018 21:053
Kitchen fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of smoke inside a flat in East Hill, Dartford. Paper left on an electric hob had caught fire and smoke had spread throughout the property. Smoke...13/05/2018 05:2613/05/2018 05:392
Fire at thatched tea kioskFirefighters were sent to a fire involving the thatched roof of a tea kiosk in Tower Hill, Whitstable. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire using hose reel jets, main jets and a fog...11/05/2018 22:3112/05/2018 01:533
Man rescued from crashed carFirefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to help free a man who was trapped following a two-car crash on the junction of Hamilton Road and Garfield Road, Gillingham. The man was released and...11/05/2018 17:3211/05/2018 18:092
Man injured after caravan candle fireA man was taken to hospital following a severe fire that destroyed the caravan he was sleeping in at Steadman close, Higham, near Rochester. Two fire engines attended the scene and used a hose reel...11/05/2018 03:1711/05/2018 04:442
Kitchen fire in HamstreetA man was treated for the effects of breathing in smoke following a fire in a kitchen of a house in Lancaster Close, Hamstreet, near Ashford. It is believed that the fire broke out after a grill was...10/05/2018 20:0310/05/2018 20:202
UPDATE: Crews making good progress at recycling centre fire - AshfordUpdate at 1205, 10/05/18: Fire engines at the scene have now been reduced from four to two, and firefighters are damping down and turning over remaining hot spots....10/05/2018 03:2010/05/2018 12:076
Bathroom fire prompts candle safety warningFirefighters are reminding residents to take extra care when using candles in their homes after a house fire in New Dover Road, Canterbury. Crews were called after a resident found his home full of...09/05/2018 12:1609/05/2018 12:332
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