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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
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
Oven fire in Dunkirk kitchenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a small fire in the oven of a home in Courtenay Road in Dunkirk between Canterbury and Faversham. Crews used a hose reel jet and a dry powder extinguisher...22/01/2018 18:1922/01/2018 18:382
Flat fire in SevenoaksKFRS crews have attended a fire in a flat in Camden Road, Sevenoaks. Crews used breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet, fog spikes (which use a super fine mist to prevent fire spread) and positive...21/01/2018 16:4121/01/2018 19:513
Kitchen fire in Tunbridge WellsFirefighters were called to a chip pan fire in the kitchen of a flat in Quarrry Road, Tunbridge Wells. There were no reported casualties.21/01/2018 14:4721/01/2018 15:102
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