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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 on Gillingham house fireUPDATE: 10.30am Firefighters are making good progress at a terraced house fire in West Street, Gillingham. Crews worked quickly to contain the fire and prevent it spreading through the roof void to...25/07/2018 08:0225/07/2018 13:055
Update: Firefighting concluded at Smarden blaze LATEST UPDATE: 9.30am 25/07/18 Firefighting has concluded at the mattress recycling facility fire in Smarden Business Estate. Crews left the scene just after 4pm yesterday (24 July) and crew...22/07/2018 11:3524/07/2018 16:136
Crash on the A2 at Brenley CornerEmergency services are attending a crash on the A2 at section 9, London-bound carriageway approximately 500 metres from Brenley Corner, involving a road sweeper and a lorry. Three fire engines, Kent...23/07/2018 16:2523/07/2018 17:343
Mobile home catches fire in CharingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a mobile home fire on Maidstone Road in Charing. There were no reported injuries. Crews arrived to find a mobile home measuring 6 metres by 15 metres well...23/07/2018 01:1023/07/2018 03:022
Out of control bonfire in Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a property in Grange Road, Tunbridge Wells after a garden bonfire involving the burning of rubbish and sofa became uncontrolled due to wind. Property owners...22/07/2018 21:2722/07/2018 21:442
Car crash in DoverKent fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving a car that had turn over and landed on its side on Whitfield Hill, Dover. Crews arrived to find a female driver who had managed to get out...22/07/2018 18:5322/07/2018 19:353
Cars destroyed by fire in Strood car lotKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a number of vehicles at a car lot in Edward Street, near Gun Lane, Strood. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and found around 10...22/07/2018 05:5522/07/2018 07:092
Balcony fire in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire on the balcony of a second storey flat at Cypress Court, Rochester. Crews arrived to find a balcony well alight. Crews used breathing apparatus and a...21/07/2018 16:1221/07/2018 17:302
Rubbish fire in Gravesend suspected to have started by sun rays through glassKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire at a property on Cruden Road, Gravesend. Crews arrived to find rubbish well alight, which had spread to a lean-to outbuilding attached to the side of...21/07/2018 15:5021/07/2018 16:022
Margate beach huts fireKFRS firefighters were called to three beach huts alight on Westcliff Road, Margate. Three huts were completely destroyed by the fire and two adjoining huts were also damaged. Firefighters fought the...21/07/2018 02:0021/07/2018 02:452
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