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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
Summer house fire in Dartford Firefighters were called to a fire in a summer house in Havelock Road, Dartford. Crews used a hose reel that put out the fire. One man sustained minor burns but didn’t require an ambulance. The cause...20/01/2018 19:4720/01/2018 20:122
Minibus crash on M2Emergency services are attending a crash involving a minibus on the coast bound carriage way of the M2, between junctions 5 and 6. One lane has been closed.20/01/2018 09:3620/01/2018 10:253
RTC A2070KFRS has been called to an RTC on the A2070 at Kingsnorth. The RTC involves three cars. No one was trapped or injured. 19/01/2018 16:2319/01/2018 16:462
Kitchen fire in SittingbourneFirefighters were called to a fire in the kitchen of a ground-floor flat in Whimbrel Close, Sittingbourne. Several other flats were evacuated as a precaution and occupants were able to return within...19/01/2018 10:2519/01/2018 11:202
Outbuilding fire - CanterburyFirefighters were called to reports of an outbuilding alight in Sturry Road, Canterbury, near Kingsmead roundabout. Upon arrival crews discovered the building fully involved in the fire, put on...19/01/2018 00:3719/01/2018 01:542
Cell fire at HMP Cookham Wood YOIKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a cell at HMP Cookham Wood YOI in Rochester. Crews extinguished a fire. Duty of care was left with Duty Governor. There were no reported injuries18/01/2018 15:4518/01/2018 16:122
Fallen tree causes two car crash in UpchurchKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving two cars on Oak Lane in Upchurch near Rainham. Crews arrived to find a woman in her 30s trapped by her injuries. Using hydraulic cutting...18/01/2018 07:1418/01/2018 08:112
Woman released from car following crash - Higham near RochesterFirefighters were called to reports of a vehicle having left the carriageway on the A289 Hasted Road in Higham, near Rochester, ending its journey halfway up a wooded embankment. Working closely...18/01/2018 00:1218/01/2018 00:582
Crane fire on M26 near SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crane alight on the hard shoulder of the M26 on the Kent bound carriageway which was closed to allow firefighters to tackle the blaze. Crews used...17/01/2018 16:1917/01/2018 16:552
Occupant given oxygen after TV catches fire in flat - ChathamFirefighters were called to reports of a TV alight in a flat in Jenkins' Dale, Chatham. Upon arrival, they discovered smoke issuing from the premises and entered wearing breathing apparatus to...16/01/2018 18:4116/01/2018 19:272
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