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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
Crash rescue in coastbound M20 roadworks - Junctions 4 to 5Firefighters have carried out roof removal on two vehicles following a multi-vehicle crash in roadworks on the M20 coastbound between junctions 4 and 5. Working closely with paramedics, crews used...16/08/2018 22:5317/08/2018 00:403
Washing machine fire in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a washing machine in Coolinge Road, Folkestone. Crews arrived to find the occupants of the property weren't at home. Smoke was issuing...16/08/2018 15:3416/08/2018 15:482
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) in the vicinity of the Lower Road, Minster-on-Sea, Isle of Sheppey. For privacy concerns please contact us quoting...16/08/2018 07:0216/08/2018 07:490
Man rescued following two vehicle crash - Minster-on-Sea, Isle of SheppeyFire crews have been sent to reports of a road crash involving two vehicles on the Lower Road, Minster-on-Sea, Isle of Sheppey. A man was cut free from one vehicle by firefighters using hydraulic...16/08/2018 03:5816/08/2018 05:483
Large house fire in Tunbridge WellsUpdate from Kent Police: Kent Police was called by Kent Fire and Rescue Service at 1.11am on Thursday 16 August 2018 to a report of a fire at a property in Mount Sion, Tunbridge Wells. A woman...16/08/2018 01:0716/08/2018 03:193
Lorry cargo alight - A2 coastbound near SouthfleetTwo fire engines and a bulk water carrier were sent to reports of an articulated lorry on fire on the coastbound carriageway of the A2 Watling Street near Southfleet. Upon arrival, crews found the...15/08/2018 17:4315/08/2018 20:212
Fryer fire in WhitfieldKFRS crews were called to a fire in a fish and chip bar in Sandwich Road, Whitfield, where a fryer was alight. Firefighters using breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet and dry powder, dealt with the...15/08/2018 16:1415/08/2018 16:402
House fire - SwanscombeFour fire engines and a height vehicle have been sent to the scene of a fire involving a terraced house in Ames Road, Swanscombe. Upon arrival, fire crews found smoke and flames issuing from doors...14/08/2018 04:1714/08/2018 08:384
Coach crash on M25Three fire engines, several fire officers and KFRS' technical rescue team was sent to reports of a passenger coach leaving the anti-clockwise carriageway of the M25 near the A20 interchange at...13/08/2018 15:5713/08/2018 20:513
Beach huts destroyed by fire in BirchingtonKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to reports of six beach huts alight in The Parade, Birchington. Five huts were destroyed by the blaze and one had smoke and heat damage. Two fire engines...13/08/2018 00:3913/08/2018 01:592
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