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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
Lorry cargo alight - A2 coastbound near SouthfleetTwo fire engines and a bulk water carrier were sent to reports of an articulated lorry on fire on the coastbound carriageway of the A2 Watling Street near Southfleet. Upon arrival, crews found the...15/08/2018 17:4315/08/2018 20:212
Fryer fire in WhitfieldKFRS crews were called to a fire in a fish and chip bar in Sandwich Road, Whitfield, where a fryer was alight. Firefighters using breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet and dry powder, dealt with the...15/08/2018 16:1415/08/2018 16:402
House fire - SwanscombeFour fire engines and a height vehicle have been sent to the scene of a fire involving a terraced house in Ames Road, Swanscombe. Upon arrival, fire crews found smoke and flames issuing from doors...14/08/2018 04:1714/08/2018 08:384
Coach crash on M25Three fire engines, several fire officers and KFRS' technical rescue team was sent to reports of a passenger coach leaving the anti-clockwise carriageway of the M25 near the A20 interchange at...13/08/2018 15:5713/08/2018 20:513
Beach huts destroyed by fire in BirchingtonKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to reports of six beach huts alight in The Parade, Birchington. Five huts were destroyed by the blaze and one had smoke and heat damage. Two fire engines...13/08/2018 00:3913/08/2018 01:592
350 tonnes of baled hay destroyed by fire - BroomfieldThree fire engines and a bulk water carrier were sent to reports of a haystack alight on a farm in Park Barn Road, Broomfield. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered 350 tonnes of baled hay alight,...11/08/2018 20:4112/08/2018 14:003
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) in the vicinity of Sandbanks Lane, Graveney, near Faversham. For privacy concerns please contact us quoting incident...12/08/2018 11:5512/08/2018 12:280
Fire in domestic garage - DoverFire crews have extinguished a fire in a domestic garage using high-pressure hose reel jets. The fire damaged fencing near the building and also overhead power cables, causing a loss of power to...11/08/2018 18:3411/08/2018 19:292
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) in the vicinity of Dering Wood, Pluckley. For privacy concerns please contact us quoting incident number 1778. 10/08/2018 22:1511/08/2018 00:100
Woman freed from car after M2 crash Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a single vehicle crash on the M2, London-bound, between junction 3 and junction 2. The car hit the central reservation trapping the driver inside. Two fire...10/08/2018 13:4010/08/2018 14:212
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