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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
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
Lorries alight at truck stop - AshfordFive fire engines and a bulk water carrier were sent to reports of two articulated lorries alight at a lorry park and service station in Waterbrook Avenue, Ashford. Firefighters wearing breathing...02/09/2018 02:1902/09/2018 06:245
Man cut free after crash - SandwichFirefighters were called to reports of a vehicle that had left the A256 Eastry Bypass near Sandwich and is thought to have rolled, ending up back on its wheels. One person was trapped in the...02/09/2018 01:4602/09/2018 02:382
House fire - FolkestoneA man has been treated for the effects of breathing in smoke following a fire in a property on Marshall Street, Folkestone. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire on the ground...01/09/2018 16:5001/09/2018 17:262
Gas barbecue fuel cylinder catches light - AshfordFirefighters have issued safety advice and fitted smoke alarms following reports that a gas barbecue's fuel cylinder caught alight while situated close to a single-storey property in Mill Hill,...01/09/2018 15:5701/09/2018 16:131
Herne Bay field fireKFRS crews have been tackling a fire in a field of cut corn and stubble in Reculver Lane, Herne Bay. They have worked with the landowner to make fire breaks and deal with the fire. 31/08/2018 15:0031/08/2018 16:220
Fire in Margate takeawayKent Fire and Rescue Service’s Emergency Control Centre was alerted to a fire in Hengist Avenue, Margate at 1.39am. The caller reported smoke and flames coming from the property. Four fire engines...31/08/2018 01:3931/08/2018 08:194
Car fire spreads to two-storey building in SheernessThree fire engines were sent to Regis Industrial, Dorset Road, Sheerness at 10.40pm to reports of a car fire. Firefighters were quickly on the scene to find that the fire had spread to a two-storey...30/08/2018 22:4031/08/2018 00:473
Pony rescued from water-filled dykeFirefighters helped to rescue a mare in Faversham Road, Seasalter, near Whitstable, after it became trapped in a water-filled dyke. The new mum, who had a young foal close by waiting her to get...30/08/2018 19:5130/08/2018 21:592
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