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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
Small fire at house in FolkestoneFirefighters were called to Park Farm Road, Folkestone following reports of some smoke in the loft space of a house. Crews investigated the source of the smoke, using small tools and a reciprocating...10/12/2017 17:5410/12/2017 21:372
Car crashes into Wye shop frontFirefighters helped to make the scene safe after a car crashed in to the front of a shop in Wye used as a hairdressing salon. Crews used hydraulic equipment and props to help support the structure of...09/12/2017 14:4909/12/2017 15:412
Road traffic crash in DoverFirefighters assisted at the scene of a serious crash on the A258 near Dover. Kent Police, SECAmb and an air ambulance also attended.09/12/2017 00:17 5
Man rescued from river in GillinghamKFRS crews have rescued a man in his 70s who had fallen into the river close to The Strand, Gillingham. He was up to his chest in the water, and firefighters rescued him from the water and placed...08/12/2017 15:37 2
A21 road crash - LamberhurstFirefighters are responding to a road crash involving a car and a lorry on the A21 at the junction of Cuckoo Lane, Lamberhurst. Kent Police and South East Coast Ambulance Service are also on the...08/12/2017 15:1408/12/2017 00:002
Domestic garage fire in HooKent Fire and Rescue Service attended a small fire in a domestic garage in Main Road, Hoo at 9.36am. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used a high pressure hose reel, positive pressure ventilation...08/12/2017 09:3608/12/2017 10:022
Mobile home fire in HorsmondenKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire on the decked area at the back of a large mobile home in Grovehurst Lane, Horsmonden, Tonbridge at around 3.40am. Two fire engines attended to find...08/12/2017 03:3808/12/2017 05:422
Caravan fire near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service has been called to a caravan and outbuilding fire in Meadow Walk, Sandling near Maidstone. Crews arrived to fire both the caravan and an out building well alight. Using...06/12/2017 13:02 2
M2 diesel spill between Juction 2 and 3Kent Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to a large diesel spill on the M2 between junction 2 (Rocheter/West Malling A228) and junction 3 (Maidstone/Chatham A229) after a HGV crash. The road has...06/12/2017 04:3806/12/2017 05:001
Smoke logging to Canterbury shopKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a ground floor shop in Wincheap at 6.17pm, which was heavily smoke logged with the smoke detector sounding. Crews went into the building in breathing...05/12/2017 18:1705/12/2017 18:472
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