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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
Hay bale fire - Minster-on-Sea, Isle of SheppeyCrews attended an outdoor fire near Old Ferry Road, Minster-on-Sea. They used a hose reel jet to deal with three rolls of hay that were well alight.20/11/2014 00:45 1
House fire - WaldersladeFirefighters in breathing apparatus used a hose reel to extinguish a fire in a two-storey house. The fire was located on the ground floor. They left the property around 6.15pm.20/11/2014 17:4020/11/2014 18:002
Log burner fire - CranbrookCrews in breathing apparatus used a hose reel to tackle a fire in a ground floor living room. No one was injured.20/11/2014 19:0520/11/2014 20:102
Chip pan fire - Herne BayFirefighters from Herne Bay and Whitstable were called to reports of a chip pan fire this evening. They arrived at the property within eight minutes of receiving the 999 call and found the resident,...20/11/2014 19:0520/11/2014 19:252
Grill pan fire - Kennington near AshfordFire crews were called after a working smoke alarm alerted residents to the fact that their grill pan had been accidentally left on, setting the fat In the tray alight. A fire blanket was used to...20/11/2014 19:4520/11/2014 19:551
Man rescued from house fire - ChathamCrews were alerted to smoke inside a property at Boundary Road, Chatham. On arrival firefighters rescued a man from the heavily smoke logged house. Ambulance crews treated him for smoke inhalation....23/11/2014 02:1023/11/2014 03:102
House fire - TonbridgeCrews were called to a house fire in Copper Beech View, Tonbridge where the lid of a warming cabinet had caught fire. The cabinet had been accidentally turned on and overnight the wooden lid had...23/11/2014 09:0023/11/2014 09:302
Road crash rescue - Upper HallingCrews were called to release a woman from a car that overturned on a private drive in Pilgrims Road, Upper Halling. The casualty, who had been unable to get out of the car, was released by...23/11/2014 11:5023/11/2014 12:152
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
Fire in flat - RamsgateCrews were called to reports of a smoke detector which had raised the alarm to a fire in a flat in Finsbury Road, Ramsgate. Firefighters rescued an elderly lady who was suffering from smoke...24/11/2014 22:2524/11/2014 23:352
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