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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 Dover - updateUpdate 11:30: An investigation is being carried out into the cause of a house fire in Tower Street, Dover. Sadly, despite the efforts of emergency services at the scene, a woman has died....29/01/2018 08:18 2
Tunbridge Wells fireFirefighters attended a fire in a ground floor toilet of a property in the Pantiles, after the manager phoned 999. Staff and guests were evacuated from the five-storey building and crews arrived to...28/01/2018 20:1528/01/2018 20:282
Happy ending for pony in HighamA concerned member of the public contacted Kent Fire and Rescue Service's emergency control centre just before 8.15am, reporting a pony stuck in a mud filled ditch in Higham. Fire crews...28/01/2018 08:1428/01/2018 10:132
Fire in Gillingham electrical cupboardKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in an electrical cupboard in a second floor flat in Pearl Lane, Gillingham at 4.46am. The occupant had attempted to extinguish the...28/01/2018 04:4628/01/2018 07:513
Pembury chimney fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a chimney fire in Henwood Green Road, Pembury at 11.17pm. The fire was caused by a large build up of nesting material above the register plate in the hearth....26/01/2018 23:1727/01/2018 00:311
Elderly woman given oxygen after electric heater fire in CrockenhillFirefighters were called after plastic accidentally fell onto an electric heater sparking a fire in a Crockenill home. Fortunately the home had working smoke alarms which sounded, alerting the...26/01/2018 19:1726/01/2018 19:552
Faversham bedroom fireTwo fire engines were sent to Wells Way, Faversham just before 5pm, after the occupant reported a fire in a bedroom and left the property. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus went into the...26/01/2018 16:5826/01/2018 18:532
Car crash rescue in WhitstableFirefighters were called to assist at a crash involving a car that had ended up on its side in Radfall Road, Chestfield, near Whitstable. An elderly man was freed from the vehicle and passed into the...26/01/2018 01:1426/01/2018 01:512
Notification KFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) above its training centre in Loose Road, Maidstone. For privacy concerns please contact us.25/01/2018 16:4525/01/2018 17:450
Canterbury chimney fireFirefighters were called to a chimney alight at a house in Vauxhall Avenue, Canterbury. Crews used chimney gear to tackle to blaze and a height vehicle was also used to enable crews access to the top...25/01/2018 16:3225/01/2018 19:392
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