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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
Crash on the M25 / M26 motorway bridge near SevenoaksEmergency services were called to a serious crash on the M25 / M26 / A21 junction near Sevenoaks. The crash involved a lorry and two cars. The driver of the lorry was taken to hospital by land...26/07/2018 18:5626/07/2018 20:444
Unattended bonfire turns into out of control woodland fire in PemburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an area of woodland on fire in Westway in Pembury. An area of trees and vegetation was destroyed by fire. It's believed to have been caused by...26/07/2018 15:1626/07/2018 16:213
Two car crash in RainhamKent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a two car crash on the High Street in Rainham at the junction with Holding Street. One woman was assisted out of a vehicle by ambulance staff. Fire crews...26/07/2018 08:1626/07/2018 09:122
Update: Alkham standing corn fire UPDATE: 6.50pm A fire involving approximately 200 hectares of cornfields in Alkham Valley, near Dover has been brought under control. Early advice to residents to keep windows and doors closed as...25/07/2018 15:3225/07/2018 17:2310
Grass fire in East MallingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a grass fire behind a primary school in Chapman Way. Just under three acres of grass and woodland were alight, around the size of two premier league...25/07/2018 13:3625/07/2018 14:463
Update on Gillingham house fireUPDATE: 10.30am Firefighters are making good progress at a terraced house fire in West Street, Gillingham. Crews worked quickly to contain the fire and prevent it spreading through the roof void to...25/07/2018 08:0225/07/2018 13:055
Crash on the A2 at Brenley CornerEmergency services are attending a crash on the A2 at section 9, London-bound carriageway approximately 500 metres from Brenley Corner, involving a road sweeper and a lorry. Three fire engines, Kent...23/07/2018 16:2523/07/2018 17:343
Mobile home catches fire in CharingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a mobile home fire on Maidstone Road in Charing. There were no reported injuries. Crews arrived to find a mobile home measuring 6 metres by 15 metres well...23/07/2018 01:1023/07/2018 03:022
Out of control bonfire in Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a property in Grange Road, Tunbridge Wells after a garden bonfire involving the burning of rubbish and sofa became uncontrolled due to wind. Property owners...22/07/2018 21:2722/07/2018 21:442
Car crash in DoverKent fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving a car that had turn over and landed on its side on Whitfield Hill, Dover. Crews arrived to find a female driver who had managed to get out...22/07/2018 18:5322/07/2018 19:353
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