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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
Cliff rescue in DoverEmergency services were called to Eastern Docks in the Port of Dover where a man had fallen 60 feet. Kent Fire and Rescue Service's rope rescue team were mobilised to the scene to help rescue the...26/04/2018 14:5026/04/2018 16:082
Shed fire in GravesendKent fire and Rescue Service was called to a shed fire in the back garden of a property in Vicarage Lane, Gravesend. Crews were faced with a shed well alight and used a hose reel jet to extinguish...26/04/2018 11:4726/04/2018 12:082
Chip pan fire in Ramsgate flatKent Fire and Rescue Service were called to a small chip pan alight in the kitchen of a flat on Newcastle Hill, Ramsgate. The resident discovered the fire and closed the door, reducing the oxygen....26/04/2018 02:0226/04/2018 02:284
Firefighters tackle fire involving three properties in DealKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving three properties in Cornfield Row, Sholden near Deal. The crews were mobilised following initial reports of a lawnmower fire in the car...25/04/2018 19:1525/04/2018 22:464
Two car crash WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two vehicle crash on Radfall Road, Chestfield near Whitstable. Crews used heavy rescue equipment to release a woman from one of the vehicles, by removing...25/04/2018 18:4625/04/2018 19:432
Bedroom fire in DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a ground floor flat in High Street, Dover, to reports of a bedroom fire. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the flames,...25/04/2018 08:0025/04/2018 09:112
Shed fire in WhitstableFirefighters were called to a fire involving a wooden shed and a wood store in Stanley Road, Whitstable. Fire crews used a hose reel to extinguish the blaze, which is believed to be accidental. There...24/04/2018 15:3124/04/2018 16:042
M20 lorry fire UPDATE: 00:10 (Tuesday, 24 April 2018) Fire crews used a reciprocating saw to cut away the side of the lorry to enable the technical rescue team to access the smouldering contents. A hose reel was...23/04/2018 19:5523/04/2018 23:404
Bonfire spreads to shed in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a 999 call reporting an out of control bonfire had spread to a garden shed in Ryde Close, Chatham shortly before 7.30pm. Crews arrived to find the shed well...22/04/2018 19:2322/04/2018 19:402
Fire at recycling centre - NorthfleetUpdate 10pm - Sunday, 22 April 2018 Firefighters remain at the scene of a large fire involving a single storey industrial unit used as a recycling and waste collection plant in New Barn Road,...21/04/2018 18:30 8
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