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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
Barn fire in EdenbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to reports of a barn containing tyres alight in Hartfield Road, Cowden, Edenbridge, and crews from West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service provided cross border...06/11/2018 17:1606/11/2018 20:314
Fryer fire at Sheerness cafeFirefighters were called to deal with a small fire in the kitchen of a café in Rose Street, Sheerness. The occupants had tried to put out the fire themselves using a fire extinguisher and fire...06/11/2018 10:0306/11/2018 10:252
Kitchen fire in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire in Vine Close, Ramsgate, where a chip pan was alight. The occupants were outside the property when firefighters arrived, and crews wearing...05/11/2018 16:3705/11/2018 17:292
Horse rescued from water in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a horse stuck in water up to its neck on marshland near Swale Marina in Conyer Wharf, Sittingbourne. Three fire engines, the animal rescue unit...04/11/2018 10:4404/11/2018 13:193
Car gas explosion in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a car fire following a gas explosion inside the vehicle in Mill Way, Sittingbourne. One fire engine attended, and upon arrival there was no one inside the...03/11/2018 19:5903/11/2018 20:561
Derelict building fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire inside a derelict building in Gillingham, at the junction of Marlborough Road and Brompton Road. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing...03/11/2018 02:3403/11/2018 03:252
Bonfire out of control in CanterburyFirefighters are urging people to take care when having bonfires and to make sure they are an appropriate size for the premises, following a near miss last night. Kent Fire and Rescue Service was...02/11/2018 21:4102/11/2018 21:591
House fire in HooKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a bedroom fire in a house in Pankhurst Road, Hoo. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the...02/11/2018 14:1502/11/2018 14:342
Bedroom fire in DartfordFirefighters were called to a semi-detached house in Patterdale Road, Dartford following reports of smoke issuing from an first floor window. Crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the property...01/11/2018 09:3401/11/2018 09:572
Refuse lorry fire in Paddock Wood Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a refuse lorry fire in Pearsons Green Road, Paddock Wood. There were no reported injuries. Crews used breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet and a fog spike...30/10/2018 09:2830/10/2018 11:232
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