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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
Two-car crash in MatfieldFirefighters were called to assist at a crash involving two cars at The Green, Matfield. Crews worked alongside SECAmb to release one man who was trapped inside a car. He was passed into the care of...08/09/2018 21:4008/09/2018 22:592
Apple picking containers fire Firefighters were called to a fire involving a large quantity of wooden containers used for apple picking at a farm in Linton Hill, Maidstone. Over 400 containers were involved in the fire. Crews...08/09/2018 19:1208/09/2018 20:522
Latest update: Industrial unit fire in LittlebourneUpdate: 9.00am (08/09/18) Crews continued to deal with a fire in an industrial unit in Jubilee Road, Littlebourne unit overnight. At its height, six fire engines, a bulk water carrier and a height...07/09/2018 20:2808/09/2018 13:046
House fire - RamsgateFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have dealt with a blaze in a two-storey house in Clements Road, Ramsgate, after 999 was called by a passerby. Crews used a high-pressure hose reel jet and...06/09/2018 16:0406/09/2018 17:182
Fire in convenience store - Herne BayFire crews have dealt with a fire in a convenience store in Sea Street, Herne Bay. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled the flames using a high-pressure hose reel jet, before clearing...06/09/2018 06:2006/09/2018 07:124
Boy rescued as wheelie bin fire spreads to property - FolkestoneA five-year-old boy has been rescued by firefighters after a wheelie bin caught alight against a three-storey property made up of flats in London Street, Folkestone. Crews wearing breathing...06/09/2018 04:3406/09/2018 05:072
Kitchen fire - RochesterFirefighters extinguished a fire in the kitchen of a property in Wilson Avenue, Rochester in the early hours of Thursday 6 August 2018. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used a main jet and a...06/09/2018 00:0806/09/2018 01:002
Combine harvester fireFirefighters tackled a fire involving a combine harvester in Paramount Street, Ash, near Canterbury. Two fire engines attended and put out the fire, which destroyed the vehicle, with a hose reel....04/09/2018 08:4304/09/2018 09:522
Bus fire in Paddock WoodFirefighters were called to a fire involving the brakes on bus in Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood. Crews used a hose reel to extinguish the fire and and a thermal imaging camera to make sure it was...04/09/2018 07:3204/09/2018 08:102
Kitchen fire in AshfordFirefighters attended a fire in a kitchen at a two-storey house in Little Knoll, Ashford. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire using hose reel, a covering jet an a positive pressure...03/09/2018 16:1603/09/2018 16:582
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