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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
Summer house destroyed after bonfire spreads in DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a property in Folkestone Road, Dover, after an unattended bonfire spread to a summer house. Three fire engines attended and crews used a main jet and water...09/07/2018 04:3509/07/2018 04:533
New Romney bin fire prompts barbecue safety warningFirefighters are reminding people to dispose of barbecue coals and ash safely after being called by refuse collectors to Baldwin Road, Greatstone. They had spotted refuse smouldering in a bin as it...08/07/2018 12:3708/07/2018 14:172
Smoke alarm alerts resident to bedroom fireA resident realised there was a fire in an upstairs bedroom of her home in Quickthorn Crescent, Chatham, thanks to a working smoke alarm sounding. She quickly got herself and her child out of the...07/07/2018 15:0107/07/2018 15:252
Vehicle fire in underground car parkUpdate 7pm Fire crews remain at the scene of a fire in an underground car park in Dock Head Road, Chatham. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are tackling the blaze with hose reel jets and a...06/07/2018 17:2306/07/2018 21:455
Update: Dunton Green residents urged to closed windows and doorsUpdate at 11.10am: The earlier request for properties near Station Road, Dunton Green to keep windows and doors closed, has now been lifted. The fire is now out and there were no reported...06/07/2018 09:2806/07/2018 11:101
A2070 closed after serious crashKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a serious crash between three vehicles, two vehicles more involved, on the A2070 at Snave, Ashford. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic...06/07/2018 08:3106/07/2018 10:072
KFRS requested to help tackle moorland fires in Greater ManchesterKent Fire and Rescue Service is the latest to be requested to help tackle the Tameside Moorland fires in Greater Manchester. Eight firefighters and four all-terrain vehicles have been sent, which...05/07/2018 08:30 0
House fire - FolkestoneFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus used high-pressure hose reel jets to extinguish a blaze in the ground floor of a property in Dover Road, Folkestone. After the flames were put out, fire...04/07/2018 20:4905/07/2018 22:183
Notification Kent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its drone as part of a training exercise in Larkfield. For privacy concerns, contact us quoting reference 517.04/07/2018 12:00 0
Man freed after vehicle rolls - Sellindge, near FolkestoneFirefighters worked closely with Kent Police, the South East Coast Ambulance Service hazardous area response team and air ambulance doctors to release a man who had become trapped by his injuries...04/07/2018 02:5904/07/2018 05:123
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