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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
Car crash in FavershamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a car that had crashed into a building on Leslie Smith Drive in Faversham. Firefighters arrived to find a woman trapped by her injuries in the vehicle and...20/03/2019 14:4520/03/2019 15:323
Quick thinking residents contain house fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Maidstone Road in Gillingham to reports of a house fire. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire in the utility...19/03/2019 04:2019/03/2019 05:152
Farm building suffers extensive damage after fire in Birchington20:00 LATEST: The fire is now out. 19:00 Update: Fire is now under control and incident is now being scaled back to four fire engines. 18:00 Update: Crews are still tackling a large fire at a...17/03/2019 16:0917/03/2019 20:006
Bedroom fire in health care facility in Hothfield near AshfordNOTE: ADDRESS LOCATION CORRECTED! Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a bedroom on the second floor of Hothfield Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre in Fridd Lane, Hothfield near...17/03/2019 18:0217/03/2019 19:554
Two car crash in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two car crash in London Road, Rochester. Although there were no passengers trapped; one female needed medical attention. Firefighters administered first...17/03/2019 08:0617/03/2019 08:362
Crews tackle car fire and treat two people with first aid following three car crash near Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving three cars on Longfield Road near Tunbridge Wells. There were no people trapped in the vehicles, but one car was on fire and a male...17/03/2019 00:1017/03/2019 01:342
Man freed from crash in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service sent three fire engines to a crash involving one car on Dover Road in Folkestone. On arrival crews found a car on its side and a man in his 70s trapped in the vehicle....16/03/2019 17:2616/03/2019 18:243
Car fire on approach to the Dartford TunnelKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a car fire on approach to the Dartford Tunnel. Three fire engines were sent to the scene, where one car was found to be well alight on the Essex bound...16/03/2019 14:0716/03/2019 14:213
Family rescued from smoke logged flat in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Shorts Way in Rochester to reports of a fire in a block of flats. Two fire engines attended and crews rescued a family from a smoke logged flat on the first...14/03/2019 19:3414/03/2019 20:072
Bungalow fire near SheernessKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Rosemary Avenue in Minster on Sea, near Sheerness, to reports of a bungalow fire. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used two...14/03/2019 12:1714/03/2019 15:013
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