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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
UPDATE: Crews making good progress at recycling centre fire - AshfordUpdate at 1205, 10/05/18: Fire engines at the scene have now been reduced from four to two, and firefighters are damping down and turning over remaining hot spots....10/05/2018 03:2010/05/2018 12:076
Bathroom fire prompts candle safety warningFirefighters are reminding residents to take extra care when using candles in their homes after a house fire in New Dover Road, Canterbury. Crews were called after a resident found his home full of...09/05/2018 12:1609/05/2018 12:332
Crash on M2 between Gillingham and SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of a crash on the M2 London-bound, between junction 4 for Gillingham and Junction 5 for Sittingbourne, involving two vehicles and a fuel tanker. All...08/05/2018 10:0808/05/2018 10:504
Garage fire - KingshillKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Melba Avenue, Kingshill to reports of a garage alight. With the risk of fire spread to the adjoining house, crews donned breathing apparatus and used hose...07/05/2018 01:4107/05/2018 02:402
Building fire in CanterburyFire crews are responding to a fire on Station Road West, Canterbury, after receiving a 999 call at around 8pm. Two fire engines are as the scene and firefighters have extinguished the fire, which is...04/05/2018 19:5804/05/2018 21:092
Man rescued from River Medway, ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a man in the River Medway in Dock Road, Chatham shortly after 5.30pm. Firefighters were quickly on the scene and found the man, thought to...04/05/2018 17:3204/05/2018 17:521
Fuel spill on M2 near RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service has just left the scene of a fuel spill on the M2, coast-bound near to the Cuxton slip road. Around 50 litres of fuel is thought to have leaked from an HGV. Crews worked...04/05/2018 13:4404/05/2018 15:492
Utility room fire in Broadstairs homeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the ground floor of a home in Callis Court Road, Broadstairs. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reel jets to tackle the fire...04/05/2018 11:1604/05/2018 11:472
Northfleet restaurant fire UPDATE: 4pm Firefighting operations were scaled down to two fire engines at around 1.30pm. Crews spent considerable time locating hot spots using thermal imaging cameras and cutting away parts...03/05/2018 11:4003/05/2018 14:244
Man rescued from car in flood waterA man needed to be rescued from a car that became stuck in deep flood water in Church Lane, Aldington. Firefighters in dry suits attended the incident along with SECAmb's Hazardous Area Response...30/04/2018 15:1330/04/2018 18:043
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