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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
Derelict building fire in MardenFirefighters were called to a fire at a derelict building in Hunton Road, Marden. Three fire engines were sent to the scene. The building was completely destroyed by fire and farm machinery was used...01/10/2018 12:1001/10/2018 13:243
Derelict building fire in SwanleyFirefighters attended a fire in the roof space of a derelict building in Hilda May Avenue, Swanley. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet and a main jet to extinguish the fire ....01/10/2018 11:4901/10/2018 13:103
Man rescued from Chatham house fireA man in his twenties was rescued by firefighters after a fire broke out in his bedroom. Crews were called to flats in Longhill Avenue, Chatham, to reports of an occupant trapped inside a bedroom by...30/09/2018 16:1130/09/2018 18:042
Oven fire in SittingbourneA family dinner didn’t go to plan this evening after a tray of potatoes caught fire in the oven. Fire crews were called to a property in Shortlands Road, Sittingbourne, and upon arrival the family...29/09/2018 18:0729/09/2018 18:462
Bus fire in AshfordFirefighters were called to a fire involving a single-decker bus in Fougeres Way, Ashford. One fire engine is on the scene, and crews in breathing apparatus put out the blaze using a hose reel jet....28/09/2018 10:1428/09/2018 10:421
Wheelie bin fire in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a wheelie bin on the High Street in Chatham. Firefighters extinguished the fire. There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire...27/09/2018 23:3327/09/2018 23:431
House fire in Tunbridge WellsUpdate from Kent Police: Kent Police was called at 9.58pm on Thursday 27 September 2018 to a house fire in Woodland Way, Tunbridge Wells. Officers attended and provided assistance to crews from...27/09/2018 21:5628/10/2018 10:305
Kitchen fire in Tunbridge WellsFirefighters were called to a fire in the kitchen of two storey property in Sandhurst Road in Tunbridge wells. There were no injuries but Kent Fire and Rescue Service's Volunteer Response Team...27/09/2018 18:1027/09/2018 19:222
Woman rescued after fall from steep bank in DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called after a woman, believed to be about 70 years old, lost her footing while walking down a steep, grassy bank in countryside off Westbury Crescent, Western...26/09/2018 22:3827/09/2018 01:204
House fire in GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is responding to reports of a fire in Rochester Road, Gravesend. KFRS' Emergency Control Centre was alerted to the blaze, shortly after 10pm and four fire...26/09/2018 22:0627/09/2018 00:174
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