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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 - Chilham near CanterburyFire crews were called to a crash on New Forest Lane, Chilham near Canterbury. Two casualties were trapped in their vehicles, requiring use of hydraulic rescue equipment and a third person was also...02/12/2014 22:0102/12/2014 23:252
Man rescued from flood waterFire crews used a winch to release a man who was trapped in his van in approximately half a metre of flood water.03/12/2014 14:5503/12/2014 15:281
House fire - RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in Maidstone Road. Crews used breathing apparatus, main jet, hose reel jet and height vehicle to tackle the fire in the roof space of a...04/12/2014 12:2004/12/2014 16:384
Car and lorry crash on A249 - SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road crash between a car and a lorry on the A249 near Bobbing. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to help release a trapped man. The man was placed in...04/12/2014 16:3704/12/2014 16:521
Chimney fire - ChestfieldKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a chimney fire at a bungalow in Old Fold. Crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire in the chimney breast. Crews used a PPV...04/12/2014 17:0604/12/2014 18:372
Road crash involving a car - BiddendenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road crash on High Halden Road involving a car that was on its side and a female was trapped. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the roof of...04/12/2014 17:4904/12/2014 18:402
Fire in Rochester shopCrews have been called to a shop in the High Street, Rochester, following smoke coming from the basement electrical cupboard. Firefighters used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to deal with...05/12/2014 11:24 3
Road crash rescue - M20 coastboundA woman has been rescued by fire crews following a road crash involving a single vehicle that left the carriageway on the M20 coast bound between junctions 3 and 4. Firefighters stabilised the...06/12/2014 10:1506/12/2014 10:522
Road crash rescue - SittingbourneA man believed to be in his early 20s was cut free from a car that collided with a van in Hawthorn Road, Sittingbourne. Firefighters stabilised the vehicle before creating space using hydraulic...06/12/2014 13:1006/12/2014 14:202
Chip pan fire - DoverFire crews used a fire blanket to make sure an unattended chip pan that had caught fire was fully extinguished, then cleared smoke from a property in Herbert Street, Dover, using a positive pressure...06/12/2014 16:1406/12/2014 16:352
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