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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
Kitchen destroyed by fire - StroodOccupants of a two-storey home in Station Road, Strood, were forced to evacuate along with their pet dogs after their toaster caught alight, with the fire eventually spreading to the rest of the...24/02/2018 10:5124/02/2018 11:322
Fire in vehicle yard - DealUpdate 0945hrs A bulk water carrier was deployed at the scene at midnight allowing the incident commander to send some resources back to base. With the additional water capacity, the remaining...23/02/2018 21:0324/02/2018 00:477
Roof fire at fast food restuarantFirefighters are dealing with a fire in the flat roof of a commercial building used as a commercial building in High Street, Gillingham. Three fire engines are in attendance and crews wearing...22/02/2018 12:5422/02/2018 14:143
Oven fire in EcclesFirefighters were called to a fire in the kitchen of a house in Alma Road, Eccles, after occupants spotted flames coming out of the rear of an oven. The cause of the fire is believed to be an...21/02/2018 15:5721/02/2018 16:232
Car fire after crash on M2 near RochesterFirefighters were called to a car fire following a three-vehicle crash on the M2 London-bound between junctions 2 and 3. There were no reported injuries. Crews assisted police in making the scene...21/02/2018 09:0221/02/2018 09:222
Car fire after crash in DartfordFirefighters were called to a car fire following a two-car crash on the A282 in Dartford. Crews remained on the scene to assist with two casualties, who were passed into the care of SECAmb. 21/02/2018 08:3321/02/2018 08:462
M20 closed near Ashford after four-vehicle crashKent Fire and Rescue Service is attending a four-vehicle crash which has resulted in the closure of the M20 coast bound, between junctions 9 (Ashford) and 10. Two people are trapped in two separate...21/02/2018 08:0421/02/2018 08:554
Crash on crossroads in Lenham, MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a four vehicle crash at the A20 crossroads with Faversham Road in Lenham, Maidstone. Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to cut the roofs off two...20/02/2018 16:5120/02/2018 17:514
Plant room fire in GillinghamFirefighters were called to a fire at an industrial premises in Courtney Road, Gillingham. Crews wearing breathing apparatus assisted the on-site fire team and put out a blaze in a ground floor plant...20/02/2018 14:4520/02/2018 16:112
Crews tackle bedroom fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a bedroom fire at a property in The Street in Chilham, Canterbury. Three fire engines attended the incident, in which a single tea light left...20/02/2018 13:1320/02/2018 13:523
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