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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 - RochesterA man was rescued by firefighters using hydraulic cutting equipment following a collision between two vehicles on Watling Street, Rochester. Crews stabilised the vehicles before creating space for...06/12/2014 17:1906/12/2014 17:592
Kitchen fire - South DarenthA resident of a property on Holmsdale Hill, South Darenth called 999 following a failed attempt to extinguish a chip pan which had caught fire. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire...06/12/2014 18:1206/12/2014 18:302
Road crash rescue - Wye near Ashford0945 update from Kent Police: Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witness to a fatal road traffic collision. Kent Police was called at 2.16am on Sunday 7...07/12/2014 02:2207/12/2014 03:262
Motorcycle crash - A299Firefighters were called to the scene of a collision between a car and a motorcycle on the A299 Thanet Way coast bound. Crews administered first aid and made the scene safe before handing over to...07/12/2014 12:1407/12/2014 12:501
Bedroom fire - SheernessFirefighters were called to reports of a bedroom alight in a property on Alexandra Road, Sheerness. Crews extinguished the blaze with a hose reel jet from a hydrant supply while wearing breathing...07/12/2014 20:3107/12/2014 22:452
Tumble dryer fire - EdenbridgeFire crews were called to reports of an overheated tumble dryer on the first floor of a block of flats on Wayside Drive, Edenbridge. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus were committed to the...07/12/2014 21:3707/12/2014 22:512
Family led to safety from smoke-filled propertyFirefighters were called to reports of smoke in a property in Mercer Close, Paddock Wood. Fire and rescue control operators gave advice over the phone to help keep the caller and other occupants...09/12/2014 00:2109/12/2014 01:462
Strike underwayThe Fire Brigades Union strike has now started. KFRS are responding to 999 calls but with fewer resources. Please take extra care on the roads and do a quick check before you leave home this morning,...09/12/2014 09:0010/12/2014 09:000
Strike update 1pmFirefighters were called to a fire in a property in Folkestone Road, Dover at 11.36am. A woman, child and man were led to safety by firefighters. They were treated for slight smoke inhalation at the...09/12/2014 13:0009/12/2014 13:001
Strike update 4.30pmKFRS attended a fire in a rear garden in Lowfield Street, Dartford that involved a mobility scooter. The fire had spread and damaged a fence. (start time 13.01, incident stop message time 13.24. ...09/12/2014 13:3009/12/2014 16:300
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