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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
Cupboard fire under stairs of Penenden Heath houseKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire involving a two storey property in Barnhurst Road, Penenden Heath near Maidstone. All occupants of the property were accounted for and there...05/08/2018 19:4105/08/2018 20:402
Woodland fire near HawkingeKent fire and Rescue Service was called to a woodland fire involving logs and trees about a mile off of Fernfield Lane in Hawkinge near Folkestone. The area measured around 3 metres by 10 metres....05/08/2018 17:5205/08/2018 19:052
Three people treated for smoke inhalation following bedroom fire in Penenden HeathKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a small bedroom fire in a two storey property in Chattenden Court, Penenden Heath near Maidstone. Crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to...05/08/2018 17:3005/08/2018 18:092
Rubbish fire spreads to house, injuring man in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in Wheatley Place that was initially reported as a gate fire. Crews arrived to find a fire involving rubbish next to garages had spread to the...05/08/2018 16:5005/08/2018 17:272
Couple suffer injuries following chip pan fire in Herne BayKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a cooking fire involving a chip pan in Sussex Close, Herne Bay. On arrival the chip pan fire was out but two people presented with injuries as a result of...05/08/2018 15:5105/08/2018 16:132
Grass fire in ChathamFirefighters were called to grassland behind a primary school in Symons Avenue, Chatham where around 50 square metres of grass was alight. Using hose reel jets and beater, crews managed to contain...05/08/2018 15:2805/08/2018 15:541
Shed fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a shed fire at a property in Langlands Drive, Dartford. The shed fire also caught nearby trees alight. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze....05/08/2018 14:3005/08/2018 15:031
Grass fire near SwanscombeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving grass in an area just off of Craylands Lane near Swanscombe Heritage Park. Crews arrived to find an area measuring 300 metres square well...05/08/2018 14:2305/08/2018 15:242
Grassland fire near GreenhitheKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving around grassland measuring 500 metres squared in Alkerden Lane, Greenhithe. Three fire crews were mobilised to tackle the fire and contain...05/08/2018 13:5005/08/2018 14:163
Crash involving two cars near HawkhurstKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving two cars on the A229 between Hawkhurst and Cranbrook. On arrival crews found one female driver trapped by her injuries in one of the...05/08/2018 08:1605/08/2018 09:052
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