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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
Man rescued following crash - M2 London-bound J3 to J2A male casualty was freed from the wreckage of his vehicle by firefighters using hydraulic rescue equipment following a three-car crash on the M2 London-bound between junctions 3 and 2. Crews...05/02/2015 22:1905/02/2015 23:062
Car containing casualty winched to safety after leaving the road - SwanscombeA man believed to be in his sixties was rescued by firefighters using winches and hydraulic cutting gear after his vehicle left the carriageway on London Road, Swanscombe, and ended up 15m into a...05/02/2015 22:4605/02/2015 23:353
Man rescued following crash - MaidstoneA man was freed from the wreckage of his vehicle following a three-car crash on Tonbridge Road, Maidstone in the early hours of Friday 6 February. Crews stabilised the vehicle and used hydraulic...06/02/2015 02:5506/02/2015 03:362
Fire crews tackling Hawkhurst chimney fire Fire crews are using chimney gear and safe access equipment to tackle a chimney fire in School Terrace, Hawkhurst. A cordon has been set up and School Terrace has been closed to enable crews to...06/02/2015 09:38 2
Woman cut free from crash in WaldersladeFire crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to free a woman who was trapped in her car following a two car crash in Walderslade Woods at the junction of Impton Lane, she was removed using a spinal...06/02/2015 18:2406/02/2015 19:102
Pembuiry car fireFirefighters used a hose reel and compressed air foam to tackle a deep seated fire in a car this evening in Maidstone Road. 75 per cent of the car was damaged by the fire, which spread to and...06/02/2015 18:2706/02/2015 19:091
Ashford bedroom fireFirefighters were called to a house in Great Fishers, Singleton today. Crews wearing breathing apparatus had put the fire out using a hose reel by 12.49pm. They spent another 30 minutes damping down,...07/02/2015 12:0807/02/2015 12:492
Goudhurst wood burner fireFirefighters were called to Ranters Lane, Goudhurst this afternoon after the resident discovered his wood burner had caught alight. He made his way out of his home with his family and phoned 999....07/02/2015 15:3707/02/2015 16:281
Serious road crash A259 RomneyFirefighters were called to a serious road crash on the A259 Brenzett this morning, involving two cars. They used special rescue tools to access one of the vehicles to access a woman, believed to be...08/02/2015 10:0908/02/2015 10:502
New Ash Green kitchen fireFire crews were called to a fire in Bazes Shaw. On arrival they discovered the resident had accidentally left a frying pan in the top part of the oven. The handle had caught alight damaging the oven...08/02/2015 15:4908/02/2015 15:471
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