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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
Maidstone - Flat fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a building fire on Darwin Avenue, Maidstone. Crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using hose reel jets and positive pressure ventilation...18/08/2018 18:5418/08/2018 19:450
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) in the vicinity of Yorkletts, near Whitstable. For privacy concerns please contact us quoting 2487.17/08/2018 10:1217/08/2018 11:220
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
Fawkham caravan fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire involving a caravan that appeared to have been abandoned and set alight in Fawkham Road. Fire crews used a high pressure hose reel and a thermal...16/08/2018 23:4016/08/2018 00:132
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
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