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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
Single-car crash on A21Firefighters were called to assist with the release of a man who was trapped in a car following a single-vehicle crash on the London-bound carriageway of the A21 at the Vauxhall interchange. Crews...23/09/2018 08:3423/09/2018 09:172
Kitchen fire in a Gillingham homeKent firefighters have attended a kitchen fire in a home on Balmoral Road in Gillingham. It's believed to have started accidentally, and is thought cooking had been left unattended on the hob....22/09/2018 11:5822/09/2018 12:282
Lorry fire on A20 near DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an HGV on fire on the London bound carriageway of the A20 at Dover. Around 25 firefighters tackled the fire using breathing apparatus and hose reel jets...22/09/2018 00:2622/09/2018 02:084
Man cut free from car crash near Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a single car crash on Ashurst Road, Ashurst near Tunbridge Wells. Crews used heavy rescue cutting gear to remove the roof of the car to gain access to the...21/09/2018 17:0821/09/2018 17:593
Boat alight in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called after reports of a pleasure craft boat alight on the River Medway at Maidstone close to Unicumes Lane. Two fire engines attended and crews used a hose reel jet...21/09/2018 05:1121/09/2018 06:252
Man cut free from van after Larkfield crashKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of crash involving one van on Malling Road, Larkfield near Leybourne Lakes Country Park. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue...20/09/2018 17:3420/09/2018 18:122
Tonbridge house fireUpdate 1.10pm Fire crews have successfully managed to stop a fire spreading to neighbouring homes in Tonbridge, due to their quick actions and firefighting tactics. The blaze in Tyne Road, is...20/09/2018 10:3820/09/2018 13:093
Rubbish fire in BethersdenFirefighters extinguished a fire involving two large piles of rubbish in Pluckley Road, Bethersden, near Ashford. Crews used two main jets and a hose reel to extinguish the blaze, which is believed...19/09/2018 13:5119/09/2018 14:393
Notification KFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) at the Westwood fire incident in Margate. If you have privacy concerns, contact us quoting ref 1543. 17/09/2018 17:3517/09/2018 18:310
Washing machine caught fire in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a washing machine fire in Durban Road, Margate just before 7pm. Two fire engines were sent. Crews wore breathing apparatus and used a thermal image...16/09/2018 18:5516/09/2018 19:412
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