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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
Derelict building fire in SwanleyFirefighters attended a fire in the roof space of a derelict building in Hilda May Avenue, Swanley. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet and a main jet to extinguish the fire ....01/10/2018 11:4901/10/2018 13:103
Man rescued from Chatham house fireA man in his twenties was rescued by firefighters after a fire broke out in his bedroom. Crews were called to flats in Longhill Avenue, Chatham, to reports of an occupant trapped inside a bedroom by...30/09/2018 16:1130/09/2018 18:042
Oven fire in SittingbourneA family dinner didn’t go to plan this evening after a tray of potatoes caught fire in the oven. Fire crews were called to a property in Shortlands Road, Sittingbourne, and upon arrival the family...29/09/2018 18:0729/09/2018 18:462
Bus fire in AshfordFirefighters were called to a fire involving a single-decker bus in Fougeres Way, Ashford. One fire engine is on the scene, and crews in breathing apparatus put out the blaze using a hose reel jet....28/09/2018 10:1428/09/2018 10:421
Wheelie bin fire in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a wheelie bin on the High Street in Chatham. Firefighters extinguished the fire. There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire...27/09/2018 23:3327/09/2018 23:431
House fire in Tunbridge WellsUpdate from Kent Police: Kent Police was called at 9.58pm on Thursday 27 September 2018 to a house fire in Woodland Way, Tunbridge Wells. Officers attended and provided assistance to crews from...27/09/2018 21:5628/10/2018 10:305
Kitchen fire in Tunbridge WellsFirefighters were called to a fire in the kitchen of two storey property in Sandhurst Road in Tunbridge wells. There were no injuries but Kent Fire and Rescue Service's Volunteer Response Team...27/09/2018 18:1027/09/2018 19:222
Woman rescued after fall from steep bank in DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called after a woman, believed to be about 70 years old, lost her footing while walking down a steep, grassy bank in countryside off Westbury Crescent, Western...26/09/2018 22:3827/09/2018 01:204
House fire in GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is responding to reports of a fire in Rochester Road, Gravesend. KFRS' Emergency Control Centre was alerted to the blaze, shortly after 10pm and four fire...26/09/2018 22:0627/09/2018 00:174
Lorry fire near StroodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a lorry cab on fire on the A289 near Strood, close to the slip road to Gravesend. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus...26/09/2018 07:0226/09/2018 07:582
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