Kent Fire & Rescue Service
Navigate
Home > News > Incidents
Incidents

Incidents

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, South East Coast Ambulance Service and the Martime and Coastguard Agency 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
Folkestone fireA KFRS crew and one fire engine was called to a small explosion and fire in an outside electrical manhole in Sandgate Road, Folkestone. Crews used an extinguisher to put out fire in cable ducting....12/11/2017 11:1412/11/2017 13:151
Two car crash in Minster Road, SheernessFirefighters are dealing with a two car crash on a roundabout at the junction of Barton Hill Drive and Minster Road in Minster-on-Sea, Sheerness. They were on the scene within minutes of receiving...30/10/2017 17:3630/10/2017 18:031
St Mary's Bay controlled burningKFRS has received calls about controlled burning at the Rugby Clubs Campsite, Dymchurch Road, St Mary's Bay. This is a large bonfire on a demolition site and the fire service are aware of this...03/10/2017 19:0703/10/2017 19:221
WW2 devices detonated in Sevenoaks fieldLATEST: Kent Fire and Rescue Service worked alongside the Ministry of Defence Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team after they were called following the discovery of around 120 WW2 phosphorous...05/10/2017 12:3505/10/2017 15:241
Man rescued from mud - Littlestone near New RomneyFirefighters wearing drysuits and equipped with specialist rescue tools have reached and released a man who had become stuck in thick mud up to his waist off the seafront at Littlestone, near New...15/10/2017 15:0915/10/2017 15:551
Tortoises safe and shell after fire rescueKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to Faversham Road, Kennington at 8.23am to find that a heat lamp had sparked a fire in a vivarium, which was home to three tortoises. Fortunately...19/10/2017 08:2319/10/2017 08:381
Camper van fire St Mary in the MarshKFRS crews have been called to a camper van alight in St Mary’s Road, St Mary in the Marsh. Firefighters found the camper van well alight. They used a hose reel jet and compressed air foam to...14/09/2017 12:4814/09/2017 13:561
Bonfire spreads to garden fence Firefighters were called by a concerned member of the public who reported seeing thick, black smoke coming from the direction of Sturry Hill. One fire engine responded and found a fire involving...24/08/2017 07:1624/08/2017 07:321
Campervan fire HalsteadKFRS crews were called to a campervan alight in Southdene, Halstead. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to tackle the fire, which had also spread to a nearby car. The campervan was 100pc damaged by...24/08/2017 18:4524/08/2017 19:471
Derelict car fire - MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a derelict car fire on a disused railway embankment in Margate, Kent. Crews used compressed air foam to cover the deep seated fire. 19/08/2017 02:0919/08/2017 03:061
Connect with us
  • Facebook icon
  • Twitter icon
  • YouTube icon
  • Flickr icon
  • GovDelivery icon
  • Instagram icon
  • Facebook icon
  • Twitter icon
  • YouTube icon
  • Flickr icon
  • GovDelivery icon
  • Instagram icon