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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
Road crash rescue - DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a car on its roof on Green Street, Dartford. Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the door and the male casualty was assisted from the vehicle....17/12/2017 17:4917/12/2017 18:343
Roof fire - DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene of a roof fire Bunkers Hill, Dover. Crews have been wearing breathing apparatus and tackling the fire with hose reels, main jet and fog spikes....17/12/2017 10:5117/12/2017 14:234
Tumble dryer fire - MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a tumble dryer fire in a utility room at a house on St Mildreds Road, Margate. Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus were deployed and used a hose reel to...16/12/2017 16:5016/12/2017 17:371
Smoke filled basement in BroadstairsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the Parade, Broadstairs to reports of smoke in a basement area at 10.23am. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find smoke had travelled from the basement...15/12/2017 10:2315/12/2017 10:521
Serious road crash near TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of a serious road crash involving two cars on Seven Mile Lane in East Peckham near Tonbridge. Firefighters are working with colleagues from other...13/12/2017 20:1913/12/2017 21:263
Flat fire in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire in a building of two floors converted into purpose built flats in Albert Road, Chatham. Four fire engines attended, along with Kent Police. ...13/12/2017 10:0613/12/2017 10:564
Fire crews respond to house fire in TenterdenFire crews were called to Swain Road, Tenterden shortly before 1am to reports of a fire in a semi-detached property. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used two hose reels, a thermal imaging camera...13/12/2017 00:5513/12/2017 03:342
Small fire at public house in ShorneFirefighters were called to a fire at a public house in Pear Tree Lane, Shorne, near Gravesend. Crews wearing breathing apparatus discovered a small fire on the stairs of the building. They...13/12/2017 00:3413/12/2017 01:232
House fire in East PeckhamFirefighters attended a fire in the lounge of a house in Strettit Gardens, East Peckham. The fire is thought to have been caused by the heat from refracted sunlight shining on to a windowsill from a...12/12/2017 10:5812/12/2017 11:302
Woman rescued after crash on A2 at LyddenFirefighters assisted at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the coast-bound carriageway of the A2. Crews helped to release a woman who was trapped in a car. She was passed to the care of SECAmb.12/12/2017 08:5012/12/2017 09:362
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