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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
Fire in flat - RochesterFirefighters were called to reports of a fire in the bedroom of a ground floor flat in Stirling Close, Rochester. A neighbour returning home spotted the fire and alerted the building's occupants....20/05/2018 04:0420/05/2018 04:562
Woman treated for the effects of breathing in smoke after bedroom fire - Herne BayFire crews wearing breathing apparatus used a high-pressure hose reel jet to extinguish a fire the bedroom of a premises used as a residential home in Selsea Avenue, Herne Bay. One female occupant...19/05/2018 09:0319/05/2018 10:212
Update: Gas pipe fire in FavershamUpdate at 1605, 18/05/18 This incident has now been reduced to one fire engine and National Grid engineers are on the scene....18/05/2018 13:5818/05/2018 16:142
Woman freed from overturned car in ChilhamFire crews ware called to assist after a car overturned and ended up on its side on Canterbury Road, trapping a woman inside. Crews stabilised the vehicle and helped to free the women, who was passed...18/05/2018 12:2518/05/2018 12:572
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its drone for training purposes in Loose Road, Maidstone. Contact us for privacy concerns.18/05/2018 11:1518/05/2018 11:450
Caravan fire in CranbrookKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a static caravan fire in Hawkhurst Road, Cranbrook. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet, compressed air foam and a main jet to...18/05/2018 03:4118/05/2018 05:424
Kitchen fire at student accommodationFirefighters were called to reports of a kitchen fire at student accommodation in Blake Avenue, Gillingham. When crews arrived, the four-storey building had been fully evacuated and everyone was...17/05/2018 13:1217/05/2018 13:486
UPDATE: House fire in HempsteadUpdate at 1740, 16/05/19 Firefighters are now damping down and turning over any remaining hot spots. The fire is believed to have started in a bin while the elderly female resident was asleep on...16/05/2018 15:2216/05/2018 19:054
Discarded cigarette believed to have caused Folkestone house fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of smoke coming from a three-storey property in Bournemouth Road, Folkestone. Two fire engines and a height vehicle attended and firefighters...16/05/2018 12:5416/05/2018 14:072
Small fire at rear of a house in FolkestoneFirefighters were called to a fire in Burrow Road, Folkestone involving a quantity of carpet and flooring in a garden, which had spread to the rear of a house. Two fire engines were sent to the scene...16/05/2018 00:0016/05/2018 03:192
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