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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
Northfleet flat fireFirefighters were called to a fire at a first-floor flat in Wallis Park, Northfleet. Crews entered the flat wearing breathing apparatus and extinguished a fire in a bedroom using a hose reel jet....29/10/2018 11:2729/10/2018 12:203
Fire in disused building, MaidstoneFive fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to tackle a fire at a disused two-storey building in Northumberland Road, Maidstone. It is believed that the fire started on the ground floor,...28/10/2018 23:0929/10/2018 01:505
Gas bottle explosion - Addington near West MallingThree people have been treated by paramedics for injuries including shock and minor burns following the suspected explosion of a blowtorch gas bottle in a property in Clearway, Addington, near West...28/10/2018 11:4728/10/2018 12:511
House fire in Herne BayKent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of a house fire in Barnfield, Herne Bay. Firefighters have been working hard to contain the fire. All occupants have been accounted for. Firefighters...26/10/2018 15:3426/10/2018 21:406
Three vehicle crash on M2Firefighters helped to release a man who was trapped in a van following a crash involving a car and two vans on the coast-bound carriageway of the M2 between junctions 4 and 5. Crews used hydraulic...25/10/2018 09:1825/10/2018 09:572
Car hit by train - FavershamKent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene of a car which has been hit by a train at a level crossing at Buckland, Faversham. Crews have extinguished the fire which started in the car...24/10/2018 23:5024/10/2018 14:260
Hay barn alight in TeynhamKent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of a barn fire in Teynham near Sittingbourne. Crews are working with the farmer using a tractor to drag out the five tonnes of hay to extinguish the fire....24/10/2018 08:1624/10/2018 10:452
Pool evacuated following chlorine leak in StroodKent Fire and Rescue Service is at a sports centre in Watling Street, Strood, responding to reports of a chlorine leak. The pool has been evacuated as a precaution and hazardous material officers...22/10/2018 15:2522/10/2018 17:094
Fire in premises near TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of smoke coming from the roof of premises in Pattenden Lane, Marden, Tonbridge. Three fire engines attended and crews discovered a fire on the...22/10/2018 06:2222/10/2018 07:413
Three mini buses on fire in Dartford Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to three mini buses on fire behind Elizabeth Court on Saint James's Road in Gravesend. Crews used hose reel jets and main jets to extinguish the fire....14/10/2018 18:4514/10/2018 19:153
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