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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
Crash on M20Firefighters assisted SECAmb at the scene of a crash involving two vehicles on the slip road of the M20, junction 5. Crews helped to free two casualties, who were passed into the care of SECAmb.10/11/2018 05:0910/11/2018 05:512
Update: Supermarket fire in FolkestoneFinal update at 08:30 on 09/11/18: Kent Fire and Rescue Service is satisfied that the fire is fully extinguished, and duty of care has been handed over to a representative of Morrisons....08/11/2018 07:3409/11/2018 08:1412
Update: Workshop fire in SittingbourneUpdate at 07:00 on 07/11/18: Fire crews remain on the scene damping down hotspots. The advice for residents to close windows and doors has been lifted, and the section of the A2 London Road that...07/11/2018 01:4407/11/2018 10:556
Derelict building fire in Herne BayUpdate at 02:30 07/11/18: Good progress has been made and the fire is under control, with crews now damping down any remaining hot spots. .......................... People living in Osborne...06/11/2018 23:0707/11/2018 02:443
Barn fire in EdenbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to reports of a barn containing tyres alight in Hartfield Road, Cowden, Edenbridge, and crews from West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service provided cross border...06/11/2018 17:1606/11/2018 20:314
Fryer fire at Sheerness cafeFirefighters were called to deal with a small fire in the kitchen of a café in Rose Street, Sheerness. The occupants had tried to put out the fire themselves using a fire extinguisher and fire...06/11/2018 10:0306/11/2018 10:252
Kitchen fire in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire in Vine Close, Ramsgate, where a chip pan was alight. The occupants were outside the property when firefighters arrived, and crews wearing...05/11/2018 16:3705/11/2018 17:292
Horse rescued from water in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a horse stuck in water up to its neck on marshland near Swale Marina in Conyer Wharf, Sittingbourne. Three fire engines, the animal rescue unit...04/11/2018 10:4404/11/2018 13:193
Car gas explosion in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a car fire following a gas explosion inside the vehicle in Mill Way, Sittingbourne. One fire engine attended, and upon arrival there was no one inside the...03/11/2018 19:5903/11/2018 20:561
Derelict building fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire inside a derelict building in Gillingham, at the junction of Marlborough Road and Brompton Road. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing...03/11/2018 02:3403/11/2018 03:252
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