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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
Crews provide first aid to motorists - AldingtonFirefighters were called to reports that two people were trapped in a car in a ditch in marshland this evening. Both people were out of the vehicle when crews arrived but KFRS administered first aid...16/11/2014 19:1016/11/2014 19:250
Road crash rescue - FolkestoneFirefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the doors of a vehicle to free a man who was trapped inside, following a two vehicle crash. He was placed on a spinal longboard and handed into...24/11/2014 08:1524/11/2014 08:400
Road crash rescue - TenterdenFire crews stabilised the car, prior to using hydraulic cutting equipment to free an elderly man who was trapped in his car. He was given first aid at the scene by paramedics.25/11/2014 08:5025/11/2014 09:300
Strike update 4.30pmKFRS attended a fire in a rear garden in Lowfield Street, Dartford that involved a mobility scooter. The fire had spread and damaged a fence. (start time 13.01, incident stop message time 13.24. ...09/12/2014 13:3009/12/2014 16:300
Strike update - 6.30amIn addition to the house fire in Gravesend already detailed in an earlier update, firefighters have dealt overnight with the following incidents: a small chimney/fireplace overheating incident in...10/12/2014 06:3010/12/2014 06:300
The Fire Brigades Union strike action has now endedFBU Strike update 9am KFRS was called at 7.05am to reports of a lorry fire on section 3 of the A20, where they made the scene safe. Crews remain at the scene of a house fire in Gravesend where...10/12/2014 09:0010/12/2014 09:000
Strike underwayThe Fire Brigades Union strike has now started. KFRS are responding to 999 calls but with fewer resources. Please take extra care on the roads and do a quick check before you leave home this morning,...09/12/2014 09:0010/12/2014 09:000
Dover chimney fireFirefighters were called to a chimney fire tonight in a property in Dover. They used chimney equipment to put out the fire and remained to make the property safe.22/02/2015 20:0722/02/2015 21:170
Strike UpdateThe 24 hour strike is now over. Last night fighters dealt with a chimney fire in a thatched cottage in Stourmouth. They used special chimney equipment to get the fire under control. Other calls...25/02/2015 07:0026/02/2015 07:000
M2 road crashFirefighters were called to a road crash on the M2 between junctions 6 and 7 coastbound this morning. There were two walking wounded and three further casualties who were trapped inside the vehicle....14/03/2015 11:3414/03/2015 12:200
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