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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
Extension cable sparks fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service attended a small fire in a bedroom in Acorn Close, Kingsnorth. Crews were sent shortly after 4am and arrived to find that the resident, who had been alerted to fire by...12/01/2018 04:0612/01/2018 04:242
Roof fire in LeedsFire crews were called to a fire in the roof of a single-storey industrial unit in Caring Road, near Leeds, Kent. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the blaze using a hose reel and a fog...11/01/2018 11:5411/01/2018 12:542
Serous crash on A2 near DunkirkKFRS crews, along with other emergency services, are in attendance at a serious road crash involving a car and a lorry on the London-bound carriageway of the A2 between Dunkirk and Upper Harbledown....11/01/2018 04:3511/01/2018 11:385
Sellindge chimney fireKFRS crews were called to a chimney fire in Gibbons Brook, Sellindge. Firefighters used chimney gear and a thermal imaging camera to deal with the fire, and remained to make the area safe and assist...10/01/2018 21:3710/01/2018 23:101
Chatham fireKFRS was mobilised to a fire in a property in Sultan Road, Chatham. Firefighters using breathing apparatus entered the property and used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke. Sadly a...10/01/2018 20:58 2
Swanscombe school incidentKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to Ebbsfleet Academy in Southfleet Road, Swanscombe just before 10.30am to reports of a bleach-like smell in a plant room. As a precaution pupils and...10/01/2018 10:3010/01/2018 14:552
Penshurst dishwasher fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a 999 call in Penshurst Road, Penshurst just after 7pm. Two fire engines were sent and discovered that working smoke alarms had sounded, alerting the...08/01/2018 19:0808/01/2018 19:532
Rusthall roof fireUPDATE 9.1.2018 - 9am Firefighters remained at the scene of a roof fire in a church hall in High Street, Rusthall until 10.25pm. Crews have praised the group who were using the hall at the time for...08/01/2018 18:4609/01/2018 21:215
Broadstairs house fireUPDATE 9.1.2018 Kent Fire and Rescue Service attended a serious house fire at 6.34pm in Rectory Road, Broadstairs. At the height of the fire around 25 firefighters and five engines were at the...08/01/2018 18:3409/01/2018 00:465
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its drone in the area of Langley Square, Dartford. For privacy concerns contact us 01622 692121.08/01/2018 10:4008/01/2018 11:150
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