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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
Crash in LamberhurstCrews assisted at the scene of a crash involving one car at on the A21 in Lamberhurst. Firefighters worked with SECAmb to help a casualty from the vehicle, who was then passed into the care of...29/03/2018 13:2229/03/2018 14:170
Static caravan at centre of large fire in SheernessCrews have been dealing with a large fire at the end of Bell Farm Lane in Minster, Sheerness. A static caravan was fully alight and firefighters used a compressed air foam system, followed by a hose...28/03/2018 20:2928/03/2018 21:414
Firefighters attend chimney fire in TenterdenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the chimney of a three storey property on Ashford Road, St Michaels in Tenterden. Firefighters used chimney gear to extinguish the fire. The crew...28/03/2018 14:3128/03/2018 15:211
Hay bales alight at farm near DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service is monitoring a fire at Speedgate Farm in Fawkham, Longfield, where around 100 hay bales are alight. The fire, which doesn't pose a hazard to the surrounding area,...26/03/2018 19:0727/03/2018 19:061
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service launched it's drone in Greenhithe. For privacy concerns contact us quoting reference 2949.27/03/2018 12:5027/03/2018 14:140
Washing machine catches fire in Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a washing machine fire in a property in Shirley Gardens, Tunbridge Wells. Wearing breathing apparatus, crews extinguished the fire which was in the kitchen,...26/03/2018 21:1826/03/2018 22:322
Rubbish chute fire in block of flatsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a block of flats in Millmead Road, Margate, following reports of smoke on the 8th and 9th floor. Firefighters confirmed the smoke was coming from the...25/03/2018 13:2925/03/2018 13:575
Vehicle and trees alight on M2 near SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to reports of a vehicle fire on the M2, between junctions 5 and 6, coast-bound. A vehicle crashed into some trees, which caused the vehicle and trees to catch...25/03/2018 07:1025/03/2018 07:342
Garage fire in GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a garage well alight with a car inside in Barr Road, Gravesend. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet and a main jet to tackle the...24/03/2018 18:0124/03/2018 18:472
Small fire in Whitstable flatKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a small fire in a 6th floor flat in Belmont Road, Whitstable. Crews used a main jet to extinguish a pile of household waste that was smouldering. There were...24/03/2018 16:0624/03/2018 16:505
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