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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, 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
Four women rescued from carFour women were released from a car that had gone onto a bank at a steep angle at Bower Lane, Knatts Valley. Firefighters stabilised the car in order to safely release the women. They were given...10/01/2015 14:3310/01/2015 14:332
Man rescued from M2 RTCCrews rescued a man following an RTC on the London bound M2 between junctions 2 and 3. Firefighters removed the roof of the car using hydraulic cutting equipment in order to remove the casualty who...10/01/2015 18:5110/01/2015 19:472
Faversham house fireCrews were mobilised to a house alight with smoke issuing from an upstairs window at Westgate Road, Faversham. A television was switched on, lights could be seen in the house, but there was no...11/01/2015 01:2511/01/2015 03:264
Dog rescued from ledge at Minster-on-SeaFirefighters rescued Poppy, a Border Collie, who had ventured too far down a cliff at Warden Point, Minster-on-Sea and was trapped on a narrow ledge. They went over the cliff edge on a harness using...11/01/2015 09:19 1
Edenbridge tumble dryer fireFirefighters attended a fire involving a tumble dryer in a laundry room. They arrived on the scene within six minutes of receiving the 999 call and found a fire extinguisher had been used to put the...13/01/2015 18:0313/01/2015 18:321
Chatham shed fireFirefighters were called to a shed fire on allotments in Haig Avenue, Chatham this morning. They used a short extension ladder to access the fire and a hose reel to extinguish the blaze, which had...14/01/2015 00:4114/01/2015 01:092
Kitchen fire in ground floor flat - SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a chip pan fire in the kitchen of a ground floor flat in Burley Road. Crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to tackle the fire and they used a...14/01/2015 15:1814/01/2015 15:301
Crews free trapped man from M20 crash - Near WrothamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving a car with a trailer on the M20 between junctions 2 (Wrotham) and 1 (Swanley) on the London bound carriageway. Crews used hydraulic rescue...15/01/2015 14:2115/01/2015 15:302
Tenterden road crashFirefighters have released a woman from her car following a crash in Ashford Road, St Michaels. Paramedics were also in attendance and administered first aid. 15/01/2015 16:0515/01/2015 16:292
Woman and children rescued from floodwaterKFRS crews rescued a woman and two children from a car trapped in floodwater under a railway bridge on Selling Road, between Neames Forstal and Oversland. The caller said that the water inside her...15/01/2015 17:5915/01/2015 18:312
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