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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 - 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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