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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
Kitchen fire - TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire in Copper Beech View. On arrival crews were faced with a fire that was caused by burning oil that had ignited cooker hood filter and had...16/12/2014 17:4916/12/2014 18:102
Fire in flat - CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a flat in Tannery Square. Crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to tackle the blaze that was on the first floor of the four storey...17/12/2014 07:5617/12/2014 08:302
Van crash - GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving a van on Windmill Street. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the roof of the van to free the trapped male. Care of the man...19/12/2014 05:2519/12/2014 06:152
Car crashes into building - CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an incident involving a car that had crashed into a building on A2050 near New Dover Road. On arrival crews were faced with a car that had crashed into the...19/12/2014 07:3419/12/2014 08:282
Two car crash - M25Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two car crash between junctions 2 and 3 on the anti-clockwise carriageway of the M25. Crews arrived to find a female trapped in one car and a male and...19/12/2014 13:1419/12/2014 14:263
Baled straw fire in Wilmington, DartfordUpdate: 11.30pm Firefighters made steady progress, using two hose reels and water from a water unit and hydrant. The stop came through shortly after 1am, when crews left the scene but will be...21/12/2014 21:3122/12/2014 01:021
Car fire M2 London-boundFirefighters have extinguished a car fire on the hard shoulder of the M2 motorway between junctions 6 and 5 London-bound. The motorway was closed for a short time shortly after 8am as a safety...22/12/2014 07:5222/12/2014 08:242
Eynsford flat fireFirefighters have extinguished a fire in a first floor flat this morning. It is thought to have started accidentally after heat from an open fire spread to floor joists beneath the fire place....22/12/2014 08:1622/12/2014 09:542
Whetsted road crash (A228)Fire crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to free a man, thought to be in his late 20's, after a crash on the A228, Whetsted Road, Tonbridge. The vehicle was on its roof in a ditch. Firefighters...23/12/2014 06:0423/12/2014 06:382
Strood disused building fireUPDATE 4.35pm Crews are still tackling the fire, which has been contained to one building and it will shortly be reduced to two fire engines. There are no reports of any casualties. Duty of care was...23/12/2014 15:2423/12/2014 16:274
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