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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
House fire in ChathamFirefighters were called to a fire at a two-storey house in Haig Avenue, Chatham. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the property to carry out a full search and...07/08/2018 15:1307/08/2018 16:072
Electrical safety warning issued after outhouse fireFirefighters are warning about the risk of overloading electrical sockets and extension leads after a outbuilding was gutted at a semi-detached house in St Martins Meadow, Brasted, near Westerham. An...07/08/2018 12:2307/08/2018 12:552
Hedgerow and corn stubble fire in BurhamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving around 150 metres of hedgerow and corn stubble alight in land off Rochester Road in Burham, Rochester. Crews used hose reel jet to...06/08/2018 18:5906/08/2018 19:392
Crash involvoing van and car on M26 at junction 2aKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash on the M26 on the coast bound carriageway at 2a, involving a car and van. The driver of the car was trapped in his vehicle. Crews worked with...06/08/2018 18:1606/08/2018 18:562
Field fire in CanterburyFirefighters dealt with a large fire involving cut and baled straw at a farm in Park side, Wootton, near Canterbury. Four fire engines attended and farm machinery has been used to create a fire...06/08/2018 14:3806/08/2018 16:434
Cupboard fire under stairs of Penenden Heath houseKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire involving a two storey property in Barnhurst Road, Penenden Heath near Maidstone. All occupants of the property were accounted for and there...05/08/2018 19:4105/08/2018 20:402
Woodland fire near HawkingeKent fire and Rescue Service was called to a woodland fire involving logs and trees about a mile off of Fernfield Lane in Hawkinge near Folkestone. The area measured around 3 metres by 10 metres....05/08/2018 17:5205/08/2018 19:052
Three people treated for smoke inhalation following bedroom fire in Penenden HeathKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a small bedroom fire in a two storey property in Chattenden Court, Penenden Heath near Maidstone. Crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to...05/08/2018 17:3005/08/2018 18:092
Rubbish fire spreads to house, injuring man in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in Wheatley Place that was initially reported as a gate fire. Crews arrived to find a fire involving rubbish next to garages had spread to the...05/08/2018 16:5005/08/2018 17:272
Couple suffer injuries following chip pan fire in Herne BayKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a cooking fire involving a chip pan in Sussex Close, Herne Bay. On arrival the chip pan fire was out but two people presented with injuries as a result of...05/08/2018 15:5105/08/2018 16:132
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