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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, South East Coast Ambulance Service and the Martime and Coastguard Agency 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 AshfordFire crews responded to reports of a cooker alight in Poppy Mead, Ashford just before 11pm. On discovering the fire the occupants had done the right thing in leaving their home and phoning...23/12/2018 22:5223/12/2018 23:322
A268 between Flimwell and Hawkhurst closed due to road crashFirefighters were called to a two car road crash on the A268 between Flimwell and Hawkhurst at 7.43pm. Three fire engines were sent, two from Kent and one from East Sussex. The road was closed by...23/12/2018 19:4323/12/2018 21:203
Fire crews tackling house fire in DealKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is responding to a house fire in Mill Road, Deal. Fire crews were alerted to the blaze shortly after 10pm and around 20 firefighters, three fire engines and a...22/12/2018 22:0223/12/2018 02:373
Woman suffers burns following chip pan fire in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to a property in Westfield Road, Margate shortly before 4pm. Firefighters were on the scene within minutes of KFRS’s Emergency Control Centre...22/12/2018 15:4822/12/2018 16:361
Ramsgate RTCKFRS was called to an RTC on Manston Road, Ramsgate, involving two cars. Firefighters removed the roof of one of the cars using hydraulic cutting equipment to extricate a woman casualty. 22/12/2018 11:5622/12/2018 12:432
Fire at electrical substation - AshfordFirefighters are working with Network Rail to deal with a fire at an electrical substation near Ashford International railway station in Ashford. One person has been injured and is being treated...20/12/2018 20:3621/12/2018 03:012
Serious fire in flat - MaidstoneFour fire engines have been sent to reports of smoke issuing from a flat in Quarry Square, Maidstone. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled the blaze using high-pressure hose reel...18/12/2018 22:2418/12/2018 23:594
Kitchen fire in Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire in a ground floor flat in Victoria Road, Tunbridge Wells. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel...18/12/2018 11:2118/12/2018 12:322
Update: Fire above shop in Biddenden near AshfordUpdate at 6pm The fire is now out and the High Street is now open. Update at 12noon on 17/12/18: This incident has been scaled down to four fire engines as good progress continues to be made....17/12/2018 05:3017/12/2018 15:5310
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its drone in the Biddenden area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 1488. 17/12/2018 09:5017/12/2018 10:300
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