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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
Boat alight in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called after reports of a pleasure craft boat alight on the River Medway at Maidstone close to Unicumes Lane. Two fire engines attended and crews used a hose reel jet...21/09/2018 05:1121/09/2018 06:252
Man cut free from van after Larkfield crashKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of crash involving one van on Malling Road, Larkfield near Leybourne Lakes Country Park. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue...20/09/2018 17:3420/09/2018 18:122
Tonbridge house fireUpdate 1.10pm Fire crews have successfully managed to stop a fire spreading to neighbouring homes in Tonbridge, due to their quick actions and firefighting tactics. The blaze in Tyne Road, is...20/09/2018 10:3820/09/2018 13:093
Rubbish fire in BethersdenFirefighters extinguished a fire involving two large piles of rubbish in Pluckley Road, Bethersden, near Ashford. Crews used two main jets and a hose reel to extinguish the blaze, which is believed...19/09/2018 13:5119/09/2018 14:393
Notification KFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) at the Westwood fire incident in Margate. If you have privacy concerns, contact us quoting ref 1543. 17/09/2018 17:3517/09/2018 18:310
Washing machine caught fire in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a washing machine fire in Durban Road, Margate just before 7pm. Two fire engines were sent. Crews wore breathing apparatus and used a thermal image...16/09/2018 18:5516/09/2018 19:412
NotificationKFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) at the Westwood fire incident If you have privacy concerns, contact our 999 control room team. 16/09/2018 15:0016/09/2018 15:200
Fire in a Rochester flatKFRS crews were called to a fire in a flat in King street, Rochester. Three fire engines were sent and firefighters arrived within minutes of receiving the 999 call. A breathing apparatus team...16/09/2018 13:4216/09/2018 15:243
RTC TenterdenCrews were called to a single car RTC in Cranbrook Road, Tenterden. The car had rolled and the driver was trapped inside. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the roof and...16/09/2018 06:3116/09/2018 07:482
Washing machine fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to reports of a washing machine fire in Loudon Way, Ashford. The fire was contained to a garage attached to a business premises. Crews in breathing...15/09/2018 14:0015/09/2018 14:291
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