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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
Man freed from car following crash near Sittingbourne Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the A2 at Keycol Hill, Bobbing near Sittingbourne, to reports of a crash involving one vehicle. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue...22/03/2019 13:1322/03/2019 13:592
Woman freed from car after crash in HadlowKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving a car on Carpenters Lane in Hadlow. Crews arrived on the scene to find a car on its roof and a woman in her 50s trapped inside. Using...21/03/2019 17:2021/03/2019 18:023
Man cut free from car crash on M20 before Cheriton exitKent Fire and Rescue Service and emergency service partners were called to a single car crash on the M20 between junctions 11a (Eurotunnel) and 12 (Cheriton). Firefighters worked with paramedics to...21/03/2019 14:4521/03/2019 15:353
Woman cut free from car crash in Boxley near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving two cars on the Lidsing Road in Boxley near Maidstone. On arrival crews found three women trapped in one of the cars. Two of them were...21/03/2019 14:4221/03/2019 15:263
Flat fire in Herne Bay Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Herne Bay High Street to reports of a kitchen fire in a flat. Three fire engines and a height vehicle attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled...21/03/2019 01:5521/03/2019 04:073
Fire in Tunbridge Wells flatKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a flat in Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells. Crews used breathing apparatus and hose reel jets to extinguish the fire. There were no reported...20/03/2019 17:0820/03/2019 17:552
Car crash in FavershamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a car that had crashed into a building on Leslie Smith Drive in Faversham. Firefighters arrived to find a woman trapped by her injuries in the vehicle and...20/03/2019 14:4520/03/2019 15:323
Quick thinking residents contain house fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Maidstone Road in Gillingham to reports of a house fire. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire in the utility...19/03/2019 04:2019/03/2019 05:152
Bedroom fire in health care facility in Hothfield near AshfordNOTE: ADDRESS LOCATION CORRECTED! Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a bedroom on the second floor of Hothfield Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre in Fridd Lane, Hothfield near...17/03/2019 18:0217/03/2019 19:554
Farm building suffers extensive damage after fire in Birchington20:00 LATEST: The fire is now out. 19:00 Update: Fire is now under control and incident is now being scaled back to four fire engines. 18:00 Update: Crews are still tackling a large fire at a...17/03/2019 16:0917/03/2019 20:006
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