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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
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
Plant room fire in GillinghamFirefighters were called to a fire at an industrial premises in Courtney Road, Gillingham. Crews wearing breathing apparatus assisted the on-site fire team and put out a blaze in a ground floor plant...20/02/2018 14:4520/02/2018 16:112
Crews tackle bedroom fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a bedroom fire at a property in The Street in Chilham, Canterbury. Three fire engines attended the incident, in which a single tea light left...20/02/2018 13:1320/02/2018 13:523
Motorbike destroyed by fire in Tunbridge Wells car parkKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a motorbike on fire in Meadow Road car park, Tunbridge Wells. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using a...19/02/2018 17:5919/02/2018 18:422
Road closed at Bekesbourne due to crashEmergency Services are dealing with a serious road traffic collision in Littlebourne Road, Bekesbourne, near Canterbury. The road has been closed.19/02/2018 12:0819/02/2018 14:412
Actions of quick-thinking couple stopped spread of electrical fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Hunting Gate, Birchington via an automatic careline alarm, after a small halogen heater caught fire. The elderly residents were initially alerted to the...18/02/2018 21:4418/02/2018 22:132
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