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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, South East Coast Ambulance Service and the Martime and Coastguard Agency 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
House fire spreads to roof - Gravesend2030hrs update Firefighting operations were completed at 2003hrs. ++++++++++++++++++++++ KFRS was called to reports of black smoke issuing from a property in Norfolk Road, Gravesend. Upon...24/02/2018 17:4324/02/2018 20:034
RTC on A249KFRS crews have been called to an RTC on the A249 at Stockbury near the junction for Hucking. The RTC involves two vehicles. Firefighters have used cutting equipment to release casualties into the...30/09/2017 20:1430/09/2017 22:484
Whitstable derelict building fireKFRS crews have been fighting a fire at a derelict building and outhouse in Old Thanet Way, Chestfield, Whitstable. The property is around 25m by 25m and was well alight. Access was challenging and...03/10/2017 20:3003/10/2017 23:514
Building fire - Crockenhill2pm UPDATE The incident has been reduced to one fire engine. The crew is monitoring for hotspots and damping down. ------------------------------------------------------------- Kent Fire and...10/10/2017 00:12 4
Firefighters tackle out of control bonfire near AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large fire involving an out of control bonfire at Bliby Business Centre in Mersham near Ashford. Fire control received a number of calls reporting of a...21/10/2017 14:1821/10/2017 17:004
A2 road crash - LyddenKent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a road crash at section 12 of the A2 coastbound near Lydden (Dover). Both London-bound and coastbound carriageways of the A2 have been closed by Kent...25/10/2017 13:3925/10/2017 15:034
Chartham Hatch industrial unit fireUPDATE 7.20am (Friday 3 November) Kent Fire and Rescue Service remain at the scene of a fire at a log processing yard in Howfield Lane, Chartham Hatch. Around 20 firefighters, four fire engines and...02/11/2017 20:51 4
Birchington bungalow fireUPDATE 12.45pm Fire crews have been withdrawn from the property and continued to fight the blaze externally from ladders and flat roofs of surrounding garages. They are carrying out salvage and a...08/11/2017 11:0409/11/2017 13:184
Flat fire in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire in a building of two floors converted into purpose built flats in Albert Road, Chatham. Four fire engines attended, along with Kent Police. ...13/12/2017 10:0613/12/2017 10:564
Firefighters attend small fire in air conditioning unit of hotel bedroom in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a small fire in an air conditioning unit of a bedroom on the fifth floor of a hotel in Masthead Close, Dartford. Four fire engines and a height vehicle were...11/12/2017 20:1711/12/2017 20:594
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