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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
Man rescued from river bank in StroodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports that a man had possibly fallen into the River Medway, near the Esplanade, Strood at 4.04am. Fire crews were quickly on the scene supported by...07/10/2018 04:0407/10/2018 05:032
Elderly woman carried to safety after fire in her Maidstone homeA quick thinking Maidstone woman did exactly the right thing and phoned Kent Fire and Rescue Service’s Emergency Control Centre, after hearing smoke alarms sounding in her elderly neighbour’s...06/10/2018 22:3407/10/2018 00:182
Two Tonbridge garden sheds damaged in fireKent fire and Rescue Service sent two fire engines to the scene of a shed fire in the back garden of a property in Scott Road, Tonbridge, the fire caused heat damage to the house including the...05/10/2018 22:1606/10/2018 22:502
Fire in a Folkestone electrical cupboardFirefighters attended a small fire in an electrical cupboard in a shop cellar in Guildhall Walk, Folkestone. They were called close to 7.50pm and quickly dealt with the incident. 06/10/2018 19:4906/10/2018 21:492
Fire in domestic garageKent Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to rubbish that had been set alight in a disused domestic garage in Long Meadow Way, Canterbury at 3.10pm. Two fire engines were sent and crews used a short...06/10/2018 15:1006/10/2018 15:232
Notification KFRS has launched its drone in Gravesend. For privacy concerns contact us quoting incident reference 375.05/10/2018 13:1205/10/2018 14:040
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service launched its drone in the area of Sandpit Road, Dartford. For privacy enquiries contact us quoting reference 368.05/10/2018 11:1505/10/2018 12:150
Man freed from crashed car in DoverFirefighters were called to a crash on the coast-bound carriageway of the A20 at Dover involving two cars. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to help free a casualty who was trapped inside one of...04/10/2018 17:2804/10/2018 18:243
Northfleet chimney fireFirefighters were called to a chimney fire at a house in Railway Street, Northfleet. Crews tackled the fire in the chimney from the hearth using chimney gear, and from the roof of the premises with a...03/10/2018 17:2803/10/2018 20:592
Gillingham flat fireFirefighters were called to a kitchen fire at a flat at a three-storey property in Britton Street, Gillingham. Crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the smoke-logged flat and extinguished the...03/10/2018 18:0103/10/2018 20:002
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