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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
Outbuilding fire near Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to reports of an outbuilding fire in Spring Hill, Fordcombe near Tunbridge Wells. The home owner was burning weeds using a paraffin burner, and radiated heat...24/06/2018 12:5524/06/2018 13:273
Self-combusting paper towels cause house fire in GreenhitheKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a property in Park Cliff Road, Greenhithe after residents discovered a fire in the kitchen which was full of smoke. The occupants managed to put the small...22/06/2018 20:5122/06/2018 21:092
Margate flat fireFirefighters were called to a fire in a top floor flat of an end-of-terrace property in Brockley Road, Margate. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire using a main jet and a hose reel,...21/06/2018 23:3722/06/2018 00:052
Suspicious fire in GravesendFirefighters were called to a fire involving some vehicles and sheds in Gloucester Road, Gravesend. The fire, which is believed to have been started deliberately, destroyed two vans and two sheds....21/06/2018 23:1222/06/2018 02:002
Derelict building fire in ChathamFirefighters were called to a fire at a derelict commercial premises in Street End Road, Chatham. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled a fire in the roof of the building using a main jet. There...21/06/2018 17:3621/06/2018 18:333
A2 crash at ColdredEmergency services were called to a crash involving 2 cars on the A2 at the Coldred junction, near Dover. Fire crews helped to release a man and a woman who were trapped and a further male casualty...21/06/2018 12:0521/06/2018 13:122
Crews contain small spillage in DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service is currently at Eastern Docks, Dover, dealing with the spillage of a corrosive liquid from a lorry. Two fire engines, support vehicles and hazardous material officers are...20/06/2018 07:0120/06/2018 13:322
Barn fire in PenshurstFirefighters attended a fire involving a barn in Salmans Lane, Penshurst. Three fire engines attended. Crews used a ground monitor to bring the fire under control, with water relayed from open water...20/06/2018 01:2120/06/2018 03:253
Woman cut free from car after crash near AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two-car crash in Hunter Avenue, Willesborough near Ashford. Three fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic cutting gear to cut the roof off one of...19/06/2018 10:5319/06/2018 11:473
Hay fire near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to hay alight in a field off of King Street, Fordwich near Canterbury. Three fire engines attended and crews used a main jet and a hose reel jet to extinguish...18/06/2018 14:4718/06/2018 15:463
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