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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
Woman released from car following crash - Higham near RochesterFirefighters were called to reports of a vehicle having left the carriageway on the A289 Hasted Road in Higham, near Rochester, ending its journey halfway up a wooded embankment. Working closely...18/01/2018 00:1218/01/2018 00:582
Crane fire on M26 near SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crane alight on the hard shoulder of the M26 on the Kent bound carriageway which was closed to allow firefighters to tackle the blaze. Crews used...17/01/2018 16:1917/01/2018 16:552
Occupant given oxygen after TV catches fire in flat - ChathamFirefighters were called to reports of a TV alight in a flat in Jenkins' Dale, Chatham. Upon arrival, they discovered smoke issuing from the premises and entered wearing breathing apparatus to...16/01/2018 18:4116/01/2018 19:272
Hawley domestic garage fireFirefighters were called to a fire in a detached garage measuring approximately 7m x 3m in Alfred Road, Hawley. The 999 call was received at 1.46pm and crews used a main jet to tackle the blaze which...16/01/2018 13:4616/01/2018 14:492
Two vehicle crash B2036 AdishamKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a two vehicle road crash on the B2046 Adisham Road, which involved a Corsa and a Fiat Punto. Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the...16/01/2018 10:0816/01/2018 11:283
Two women freed after crash - Brookland, Romney MarshFirefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment including cutters, spreaders and a dashboard ram to free two women who had become trapped in their vehicles after a collision on the Rye Road, Brookland,...14/01/2018 11:0114/01/2018 12:122
Fire crews respond to fire in FavershamKent Fire and Rescue Service received a 999 call to its emergency control centre just before 5pm. The caller reported smoke coming from an upper floor window in Nelson Street, Faversham. Three fire...12/01/2018 16:4912/01/2018 18:213
Faversham road crashFirefighters responded to a road crash on the A251 Faversham shortly after 5.20am. It is believed that the male driver had left the road and hit a tree. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to...12/01/2018 05:2112/01/2018 05:472
Extension cable sparks fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service attended a small fire in a bedroom in Acorn Close, Kingsnorth. Crews were sent shortly after 4am and arrived to find that the resident, who had been alerted to fire by...12/01/2018 04:0612/01/2018 04:242
Roof fire in LeedsFire crews were called to a fire in the roof of a single-storey industrial unit in Caring Road, near Leeds, Kent. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the blaze using a hose reel and a fog...11/01/2018 11:5411/01/2018 12:542
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