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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
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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