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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
Four people treated for smoke inhalation after fire in WinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving an outbuilding in Staple Road, Wingham near Canterbury. Crews arrived to find a wooden outbuilding well alight. The fire created heavy...09/01/2019 09:5109/01/2019 12:083
Cottage fire in Ripple near DealKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a cottage fire in Church Lane, Ripple near Deal. All occupants of the property were accounted for and there were no reported injuries. Around 45...09/01/2019 08:2109/01/2019 09:448
Small chemical spill at premises in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a small chemical spill at a premises on the Great Chart Bypass in Ashford. Three fire engines are in attendance and the spill has been contained to a...08/01/2019 11:1508/01/2019 12:403
Update on Haystack blaze in EynsfordIncident update 8.15am, 8 January 2019. One fire engine remains at the scene of a fire involving a large haystack in Eynsford. At it’s height, the fire could be seen from the M25 motorway and four...07/01/2019 17:0408/01/2019 08:374
Man freed from car following crash near DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving two cars and a lorry on the A2 London-bound, near to the Bean and Dartford Interchange. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic...07/01/2019 08:4207/01/2019 10:022
Derelict building fire in Rochester Two fire engines were sent to deal with a small fire involving a derelict building in Gas House Road, Rochester. Fire crews used two hose reels to put out the fire. There were no reported casualties....05/01/2019 10:3305/01/2019 10:572
Swimming pool outbuilding fire in Romney MarshFirefighters were called to a fire involving a timber-framed outbuilding used to house swimming pool plant equipment in Brenzett, Romney Marsh. The fire had spread to an adjacent polytunnel...05/01/2019 07:2105/01/2019 08:233
Kitchen fire in Ramsgate flatKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire in a second floor flat in St Mildred's Road, Ramsgate. All occupants, an elderly couple and their teenage granddaughter, had safely...01/01/2019 16:1901/01/2019 17:092
Accidental hob fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a hob in the kitchen of a Kennington home. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish. It's believed the fire was caused by the...31/12/2018 21:2331/12/2018 21:442
Bin chute fire at Trove Court, RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Trove Court in Ramsgate following reports of a fire in the rubbish chute. Crews arrived to find a number of properties had self-evacuated. On quick...31/12/2018 18:2931/12/2018 18:576
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