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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
Vehicle fire on Blue Bell Hill, Chatham-boundFirefighters were called to a car fire on the Chatham-bound carriageway of Blue Bell Hill, near Maidstone. One lane was closed to enable emergency services to deal with this incident.25/01/2018 13:1725/01/2018 13:312
Crash rescue on A2 near DoverEmergency services attended an incident on the London-bound carriageway of the A2 at Guston, Dover, involving a car that had collided with rear of a lorry in a layby close to the Duke of York...24/01/2018 20:1024/01/2018 21:103
Downlighter sparks fire in East Peckham homeAn East Peckham resident did exactly the right thing last night after she became aware of a strange smell in her Hale Street home but was unable to locate where the smell was coming from. After...23/01/2018 21:4623/01/2018 23:032
Two-car crash in Petham, CanterburyEmergency services attended a collision involving two cars at the junction of Redhouse Lane and Chartham Downs Road, Petham, near Canterbury. Firefighters helped to free a man who was trapped in one...23/01/2018 09:3123/01/2018 10:282
Gillingham flat fireA man was taken to hospital following a fire in a ground floor flat in Davenport Avenue, Gillingham. Fire crews entered the smoke-logged property wearing breathing apparatus and extinguished a fire,...23/01/2018 03:5023/01/2018 04:172
Oven fire in Dunkirk kitchenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a small fire in the oven of a home in Courtenay Road in Dunkirk between Canterbury and Faversham. Crews used a hose reel jet and a dry powder extinguisher...22/01/2018 18:1922/01/2018 18:382
Flat fire in SevenoaksKFRS crews have attended a fire in a flat in Camden Road, Sevenoaks. Crews used breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet, fog spikes (which use a super fine mist to prevent fire spread) and positive...21/01/2018 16:4121/01/2018 19:513
Kitchen fire in Tunbridge WellsFirefighters were called to a chip pan fire in the kitchen of a flat in Quarrry Road, Tunbridge Wells. There were no reported casualties.21/01/2018 14:4721/01/2018 15:102
Gravesend car crashFirefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to free a woman who was trapped in a car following a single vehicle crash. She was passed into the care of SECAmb.21/01/2018 14:0621/01/2018 14:402
Woman freed from crashed carFirefighter were called to a single vehicle collision in Ashford Road, Newington, near Folkestone. Crews helped to free a woman from the car using hydraulic rescue equipment. She was passed into the...21/01/2018 10:0321/01/2018 10:422
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