Kent Fire & Rescue Service
Navigate
Home > News > Incidents
Incidents

Incidents

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
Kitchen fire - Herne BayFirefighters were called to reports of a fire in a microwave which had spread to the kitchen in a property in Mortimer Street, Herne Bay. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the flames with a...19/11/2017 22:2219/11/2017 22:472
Fire in hotel chimney - LamberhurstThree fire engines plus a bulk water carrier and height vehicle are being used to extinguish a chimney fire at a hotel and pub in Lamberhurst near Tunbridge Wells. Firefighters are using...19/11/2017 14:16 3
Road crash rescue - AshfordTwo people have been rescued from their vehicle following a crash at the Sheepfold Lane exit of the A2070 near Ashford. Crews worked with paramedics to stabilise the casualties before removing them...19/11/2017 12:1519/11/2017 12:562
Serious collision on A2070 - AshfordFirefighters were called to the scene of a crash involving two vehicles near the Bridgefield roundabout on the A2070 outside Ashford. Crews using hydraulic rescue equipment worked with paramedics...19/11/2017 11:5019/11/2017 12:462
Barge alight - FavershamAround 25 firefighters dealt with a fire aboard an 80ft Thames barge at Iron Wharf, Faversham. Crews tackled the blaze with two high-pressure hose reel jets and a fog spike system which allows...19/11/2017 11:3119/11/2017 13:535
Fire in flats - Herne BayFive people have been taken to hospital following reports of a fire in a four-storey block of flats in Central Parade, Herne Bay. Four were thought to be suffering from the effects of breathing in...19/11/2017 03:1319/11/2017 05:172
Canterbury kitchen fire sparks safety warningsKFRS crews were called to a kitchen fire in St Andrews Close, Canterbury. The occupant was alerted by the heat detector sounding but suffered light smoke inhalation and was treated at the scene by...16/11/2017 13:3316/11/2017 14:402
RTC Pembury KFRS crews attended a two vehicle RTC on Old Church Road, Pembury. Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the roof of both cars in order to assist with the removal of casualties, who were...16/11/2017 10:1716/11/2017 11:252
RTC BishopsbourneKFRS crews attended an RTC on Bonny Bush Hill, Bishopsbourne involving a car which had left the carriageway and spun onto side and struck a van. Crews released a man from the car using hydraulic...15/11/2017 23:3116/11/2017 00:113
Margate portacabin alight KFRS crews were called to a portacabin alight on a derelict school site on Northdown Road, Margate. Firefighters used three main jets to tackle the fire. The portacabin was 100% destroyed by...15/11/2017 19:0315/11/2017 21:033
Connect with us
  • Facebook icon
  • Twitter icon
  • YouTube icon
  • Flickr icon
  • GovDelivery icon
  • Instagram icon
  • Facebook icon
  • Twitter icon
  • YouTube icon
  • Flickr icon
  • GovDelivery icon
  • Instagram icon