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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 in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in Conyer Quay, Sittingbourne. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze in one of the bedrooms using two hose reel jets...24/05/2018 12:3524/05/2018 13:093
Disused boat pontoons set alight in boat yard - Queenborough, Isle of SheppeyFire crews were called to reports of smoke and flames issuing from around two tonnes of disused wooden boat pontoon platforms at a boat yard in Queenborough on the Isle of Sheppey. Firefighters...23/05/2018 22:5924/05/2018 00:351
JCB fire near Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a large vehicle on fire in Hastings Road, Lamberhurst near Tunbridge Wells. Three fire engines attended and crews found a JCB well alight....23/05/2018 14:5423/05/2018 15:483
Shed fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a shed fire in Underwood Close Maidstone in the early hours of this morning. The fire spread from a pile of litter to a fence and then a shed, which was...23/05/2018 03:1523/05/2018 04:012
Fire in flat - Hawkhurst near CranbrookFire crews were called to reports of smoke issuing from the window of a first floor flat in Rye Road, Hawkhurst near Cranbrook. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus discovered a fire in the...21/05/2018 21:1921/05/2018 22:192
Shed fire spreads to bungalow - Greatstone near New RomneyUpdate 2200hrs Crews made good progress in stopping the fire spreading and had extinguished the flames by 2125hrs. UK Power Networks engineers have been called to isolate the electricity supply in...21/05/2018 20:1421/05/2018 22:073
Cash point machines set alight - FolkestoneFirefighters have been called to deal with a number of cash point machines set alight in Sandgate Road and Bouverie Place, Folkestone. Crews used dry powder fire extinguishers to extinguish the...21/05/2018 18:5521/05/2018 19:262
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched a drone at Herne Bay seafront to assist Kent Police. For privacy concerns contact us quoting 2276. 21/05/2018 02:0821/05/2018 02:471
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
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