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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
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
Trees, shrubs and undergrowth alight - DoverFirefighters were called to reports of trees, bushes and scrubland alight near Elms Vale Road in Dover. The area affected is thought to be around five acres (around the size of three football...24/02/2018 18:0324/02/2018 19:296
Kitchen destroyed by fire - StroodOccupants of a two-storey home in Station Road, Strood, were forced to evacuate along with their pet dogs after their toaster caught alight, with the fire eventually spreading to the rest of the...24/02/2018 10:5124/02/2018 11:322
Fire in vehicle yard - DealUpdate 0945hrs A bulk water carrier was deployed at the scene at midnight allowing the incident commander to send some resources back to base. With the additional water capacity, the remaining...23/02/2018 21:0324/02/2018 00:477
Roof fire at fast food restuarantFirefighters are dealing with a fire in the flat roof of a commercial building used as a commercial building in High Street, Gillingham. Three fire engines are in attendance and crews wearing...22/02/2018 12:5422/02/2018 14:143
Oven fire in EcclesFirefighters were called to a fire in the kitchen of a house in Alma Road, Eccles, after occupants spotted flames coming out of the rear of an oven. The cause of the fire is believed to be an...21/02/2018 15:5721/02/2018 16:232
Car fire after crash on M2 near RochesterFirefighters were called to a car fire following a three-vehicle crash on the M2 London-bound between junctions 2 and 3. There were no reported injuries. Crews assisted police in making the scene...21/02/2018 09:0221/02/2018 09:222
M20 closed near Ashford after four-vehicle crashKent Fire and Rescue Service is attending a four-vehicle crash which has resulted in the closure of the M20 coast bound, between junctions 9 (Ashford) and 10. Two people are trapped in two separate...21/02/2018 08:0421/02/2018 08:554
Car fire after crash in DartfordFirefighters were called to a car fire following a two-car crash on the A282 in Dartford. Crews remained on the scene to assist with two casualties, who were passed into the care of SECAmb. 21/02/2018 08:3321/02/2018 08:462
Crash on crossroads in Lenham, MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a four vehicle crash at the A20 crossroads with Faversham Road in Lenham, Maidstone. Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to cut the roofs off two...20/02/2018 16:5120/02/2018 17:514
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