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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
Faversham bedroom fireTwo fire engines were sent to Wells Way, Faversham just before 5pm, after the occupant reported a fire in a bedroom and left the property. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus went into the...26/01/2018 16:5826/01/2018 18:532
Car crash rescue in WhitstableFirefighters were called to assist at a crash involving a car that had ended up on its side in Radfall Road, Chestfield, near Whitstable. An elderly man was freed from the vehicle and passed into the...26/01/2018 01:1426/01/2018 01:512
Notification KFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) above its training centre in Loose Road, Maidstone. For privacy concerns please contact us.25/01/2018 16:4525/01/2018 17:450
Canterbury chimney fireFirefighters were called to a chimney alight at a house in Vauxhall Avenue, Canterbury. Crews used chimney gear to tackle to blaze and a height vehicle was also used to enable crews access to the top...25/01/2018 16:3225/01/2018 19:392
Smarden tumble dryer fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a tumble dryer fire in Smarden. The 999 call was received just before 4pm and two fire engines were quickly on the scene. The fire was located on the first...25/01/2018 15:5325/01/2018 16:222
Vehicle fire on Blue Bell Hill, Chatham-boundFirefighters were called to a car fire on the Chatham-bound carriageway of Blue Bell Hill, near Maidstone. One lane was closed to enable emergency services to deal with this incident.25/01/2018 13:1725/01/2018 13:312
Crash rescue on A2 near DoverEmergency services attended an incident on the London-bound carriageway of the A2 at Guston, Dover, involving a car that had collided with rear of a lorry in a layby close to the Duke of York...24/01/2018 20:1024/01/2018 21:103
Downlighter sparks fire in East Peckham homeAn East Peckham resident did exactly the right thing last night after she became aware of a strange smell in her Hale Street home but was unable to locate where the smell was coming from. After...23/01/2018 21:4623/01/2018 23:032
Two-car crash in Petham, CanterburyEmergency services attended a collision involving two cars at the junction of Redhouse Lane and Chartham Downs Road, Petham, near Canterbury. Firefighters helped to free a man who was trapped in one...23/01/2018 09:3123/01/2018 10:282
Gillingham flat fireA man was taken to hospital following a fire in a ground floor flat in Davenport Avenue, Gillingham. Fire crews entered the smoke-logged property wearing breathing apparatus and extinguished a fire,...23/01/2018 03:5023/01/2018 04:172
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