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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
Road crash rescue - HytheFirefighters were called at 06:10am to a report of a collision between a car and a lorry on the A20 Ashford Road in Hythe. The road is currently closed while emergency services deal with the...25/11/2014 06:1025/11/2014 07:452
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
House fire - SittingbourneUpdate 2pm The roof of the bungalow was severely damaged by fire and the rest of the property by heat and smoke. Three dogs and a cat were rescued by firefighters and crews remained at the scene...25/11/2014 10:4525/11/2014 12:503
Fire in flat - RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service were called to a fire in a flat in Wellington Crescent. On arrival crews were faced with a fire on the second floor of a four storey building. Crews used breathing...26/11/2014 09:4026/11/2014 10:382
Fire in flat - GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service were called to a fire in a flat in Windmill Road. Crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel to extinguish the fire which was in a first floor flat. An investigation...26/11/2014 13:3126/11/2014 14:052
Fire in flat - RainhamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a flat in Taswell Road. On arrival crews found a ground floor flat alight. They used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to extinguish the...27/11/2014 09:1627/11/2014 10:122
Dishwasher Fire - RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire in a house in Goddington Road. On arrival crews were faced with a dishwasher alight in the kitchen on the ground floor of a three storey...27/11/2014 09:3227/11/2014 10:162
Road crash on M20 near FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road crash on the M20 between a car and a lorry. The incident happened on the London bound carriageway between junctions 12 and 11. There were no people...27/11/2014 10:4227/11/2014 11:132
Overturned HGV - Romney MarshKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an overturned HGV in a water-filled ditch on Tillery Lane. Crews used a 13.5 metre ladder to assist the SECamb Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) to...28/11/2014 08:1128/11/2014 08:511
Fuel tanker and car become wedged - LymingeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fuel tanker and car that had become wedged in a country lane. Firefighters used a winch to free the car in Longage Hill.28/11/2014 10:3428/11/2014 11:451
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