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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
Lorry crash on M20Emergency services attended a crash involving two lorries on the M20 between junctions 8 and 9 on the coast-bound carriageway. Fire crews helped to release a man who was trapped inside the cab of a...20/04/2018 11:5620/04/2018 12:323
Bin fire destroys Medway garden sheds and fencing Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving two sheds in the garden of a property that backed onto the rear of a property in The Everglades in Hempstead. On arrival crews found the...19/04/2018 19:0719/04/2018 19:412
Man freed after minibus crashFirefighters helped to free a man who was trapped between a garden wall and a minibus following a crash in Barn Close, Yorkletts, near Whitstable. Crews used a winch and hydraulic rescue equipment to...19/04/2018 09:2119/04/2018 10:063
HGV overturns on M25 near Clacket Lane ServicesFirefighters from Kent and Surrey worked together with other emergency services at the scene of an RTC on the M25 near Clacket Lane Services, where an HGV overturned leaving the driver trapped by his...18/04/2018 20:3518/04/2018 21:472
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its drone in the area of Detling Hill for training purposes. For privacy concerns contact us on 01622 692121.18/04/2018 15:00 0
Workshop fire in SmardenKent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of a workshop fire on Smarden Business Estate involving five cars inside. Crews have made good progress and have the blaze under control. Crews have been...18/04/2018 06:0618/04/2018 07:384
Man treated for smoke inhalation after hob fire in HersdenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a home in St Albans Road in Hersden near Canterbury to find a man suffering from smoke inhalation. Crews discovered paper had been left on the electric hob...17/04/2018 18:1117/04/2018 18:362
Outbuilding and shed fire in IwadeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving an outbuilding and shed at a property in Sheerstone, Iwade near Sittingbourne. The fire had spread to the house by the time the...17/04/2018 17:2617/04/2018 17:592
Outbuilding fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an outbuilding fire at the rear of a property in Castlemaine Avenue, Gillingham. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used water from a hydrant and...17/04/2018 15:3217/04/2018 15:592
Bedroom fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the bedroom on the first floor of a property on the High Street, Bridge near Canterbury. Everybody inside the property was evacuated safety and...16/04/2018 19:4616/04/2018 20:092
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