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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
Man freed after roof collapseEmergency services have helped to free a man who was trapped after falling through a concrete flat roof of a single-storey extension in Roman Way, Folkestone. Fire crews used heavy duty air bags to...12/03/2018 15:0512/03/2018 16:143
Chatham flat fireFirefighters attended a fire in a second floor flat in Shipwrights Avenue at around 6.45pm. Crews in breathing apparatus used a high-pressure hose reel jet and a special fan to put the fire out....11/03/2018 18:4411/03/2018 20:213
Seal road crashKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a road crash on Maidstone Road, Seal shortly after 6am. It is believed a car had collided with a street lamp, which was across the roadway. Fire crews...11/03/2018 06:0311/03/2018 07:012
Serious crash A2 London-boundKent Fire and Rescue Service responded with colleagues from Kent Police, South East Coast Ambulance Service and Highways England Traffic Officers, to a serious road crash involving two vehicles on...10/03/2018 22:5410/03/2018 23:114
Grill fire in IwadeFirefighters responded to a fire in a grill in Kingfisher Close, Iwade, which started accidentally after the grill was left on after it had been used. Crews in breathing apparatus used a hose reel...10/03/2018 10:0010/03/2018 10:142
Hoverboard catches fire in Ashford Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an Ashford home, after a hoverboard toy that was left charging on the landing caught alight. The resident who was in the house at the time with her...09/03/2018 21:2009/03/2018 22:052
Tumble dryer alight in SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to High Street, Swanley, following reports of a tumble dryer on fire in an outbuilding. Crews, wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to extinguish...09/03/2018 11:4809/03/2018 12:182
Cooking safety warning after kitchen fire Firefighters are warning residents to take extra care when cooking after an unattended oil pan caught fire at a house in Vines Lane, Hildenborough, near Tonbridge, today. A working smoke alarm...07/03/2018 09:2907/03/2018 09:522
Notification - burst pipesOvernight KFRS have received several calls from members of the public who have experienced burst water pipes due to the weather conditions; most people were simply looking at some way of shutting the...03/03/2018 08:0003/03/2018 09:000
Vehicle fire - SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a vehicle on fire on Pinks Hill, Swanley. Crews wore breathing apparatus and a used hose reel jets to extinguish the vehicle fire which spread to an...03/03/2018 03:2303/03/2018 04:213
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