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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
Smoke alarm alerts neighbour to kitchen fireThe neighbours of a home in Mill Road, Deal have been praised by firefighters for calling 999 after they heard the smoke alarm sounding next door. The neighbours went to investigate and found a fire...15/11/2018 17:5815/11/2018 18:222
Dishwasher fire in Tunbridge WellsFirefighters were called to a kitchen fire in a ground floor flat in Tunbridge Wells. Crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire, which is thought to have started in a dishwasher, using...14/11/2018 16:2714/11/2018 17:052
Update: Tyre fire smoke warning remains in place Update: Advice to residents in the areas of Goddington Park and Hothfield to keep windows and doors closed due to smoke from a fire involving approximately 1000 tyres in The Street, Great Chart...12/11/2018 19:0313/11/2018 11:532
Motorist stranded in water filled ditchKent Fire and Recue Service was called to assist a man that was stranded in car a flooded road-side ditch in Boarley Lane, Sandling, near Maidstone. A fire control officer stayed on the line, giving...11/11/2018 13:1411/11/2018 14:022
Flat fire in SevenoaksFirefighters were called to a fire at a flat in The Acorns, Sevenoaks. One elderly resident was given oxygen therapy and passed in to the care of SECAmb, after breathing in smoke. The fire, which...11/11/2018 09:2011/11/2018 09:371
Update: Crash in AppledoreUpdate 11:15am Following a crash involving a minibus and a car, the B2080 is going to be closed between the Appledore Road and School Road junction to Reading Street, for several hours for a crash...11/11/2018 09:1011/11/2018 10:592
Crash in High HaldenFirefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment remove the roof of a car and help free a woman who was trapped in the vehicle following a two-car crash. She was transferred to an air ambulance and...10/11/2018 10:1910/11/2018 11:132
Crash on M20Firefighters assisted SECAmb at the scene of a crash involving two vehicles on the slip road of the M20, junction 5. Crews helped to free two casualties, who were passed into the care of SECAmb.10/11/2018 05:0910/11/2018 05:512
Update: Supermarket fire in FolkestoneFinal update at 08:30 on 09/11/18: Kent Fire and Rescue Service is satisfied that the fire is fully extinguished, and duty of care has been handed over to a representative of Morrisons....08/11/2018 07:3409/11/2018 08:1412
Update: Ashford barn fireUPDATE: 10.15am 8/11/18 Attendance to a large fire involving three barns was reduced to two fire engines at around 7.30am this morning. Crews are caring out a watching brief, which is expected to...07/11/2018 19:3310/11/2018 08:316
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