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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
Road traffic crash in DoverFirefighters assisted at the scene of a serious crash on the A258 near Dover. Kent Police, SECAmb and an air ambulance also attended.09/12/2017 00:17 5
Deliberate field fire in Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire near Bramley Gardens in Paddock Wood, involving four acres of field stubble, the size of more than two football pitches. Crews used flexi packs and...24/09/2017 11:1424/09/2017 12:025
M20 bridge collapse Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a footbridge collapse over the M20 between junctions 4 and 3. On arrival crews administered first aid to a male motorcyclist who was removed to hospital by...27/08/2016 12:0727/08/2016 14:555
Fire crews fighting blaze in disused hospital building in Minster, SheppeyUPDATE 10.15pm Firefighters have extinguished a blaze in a derelict building measuring approximately 20m x 30m, used as a former hospital. Half of the ground floor, half of the first floor and...12/08/2016 19:2612/08/2016 22:135
Fire crews respond to car fire in Dartford TunnelKent Fire and Rescue Service along with colleagues from Essex Fire and Rescue Service, responded to a car fire in the Dartford Tunnel just before 1pm. The tunnel’s automatic fire safety suppression...02/07/2016 12:5102/07/2016 13:365
Derelict barn fire in OtfordUPDATE 5.40pm Firefighters are still at the scene of a barn fire in Otford and have been making steady progress using a light portable pump and main jet to damp down. UPDATE 21 July...20/07/2016 19:50 5
Chatham pub suffers extensive damage in kitchen fire7.30 Update - Firefighters are still at the scene of a pub fire. The main fire is now out but crews have been tackling the deep seated pockets of fire in the roof of the kitchen. Crews are cutting...11/01/2017 04:0211/01/2017 07:275
Strood house fire Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a mid-terraced house in Station Road, Strood just before 11pm. Fire crews arrived on the scene within five minutes of receiving the 999 call to find flames...19/01/2017 22:5520/01/2017 00:145
Firefighters called to house fire in converted barn in East MallingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in the roof of a converted barn just after 11.30pm in Wateringbury Road, East Malling. Two fire engines were quickly on the scene and...26/01/2017 23:3227/01/2017 02:545
Fire crews attend small electrical fire in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre, Whitstable at 12.34pm. Firefighters arrived within five minutes of receiving the 999 call to find the building had...10/11/2016 12:3410/11/2016 13:155
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