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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, South East Coast Ambulance Service and the Martime and Coastguard Agency 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
Firefighters assist resident on house boat in HooKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to assist a resident who woke to find herself knee deep in water on her house boat sometime 3.40am. Firefighters used a light portable pump to remove the...20/12/2017 03:3920/12/2017 06:511
Pembury chimney fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a chimney fire in Henwood Green Road, Pembury at 11.17pm. The fire was caused by a large build up of nesting material above the register plate in the hearth....26/01/2018 23:1727/01/2018 00:311
Bonfire spreads to bungalowAshford firefighters are warning residents about the risks of leaving bonfires unattended, following a callout to Ashford where a fire spread to a house. Crews were called to reports of a fence...20/03/2018 15:0720/03/2018 15:361
Dover chimney fireFirefighters attended a chimney fire in Clarendon Street, Dover, shortly after 7pm. The fire is believed to have started accidentally due to a large amount of wood being burnt in an open fire. Fire...04/12/2017 19:0604/12/2017 20:031
Hothfield chimney fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a chimney fire in Hothfield at 8.32pm. One fire engine was sent and fire crews used a hose reel and chimney gear to fight the fire, which was extinguished by...04/12/2017 20:3204/12/2017 21:281
M2 diesel spill between Juction 2 and 3Kent Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to a large diesel spill on the M2 between junction 2 (Rocheter/West Malling A228) and junction 3 (Maidstone/Chatham A229) after a HGV crash. The road has...06/12/2017 04:3806/12/2017 05:001
Smoke filled basement in BroadstairsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the Parade, Broadstairs to reports of smoke in a basement area at 10.23am. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find smoke had travelled from the basement...15/12/2017 10:2315/12/2017 10:521
Tumble dryer fire - MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a tumble dryer fire in a utility room at a house on St Mildreds Road, Margate. Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus were deployed and used a hose reel to...16/12/2017 16:5016/12/2017 17:371
Folkestone fireA KFRS crew and one fire engine was called to a small explosion and fire in an outside electrical manhole in Sandgate Road, Folkestone. Crews used an extinguisher to put out fire in cable ducting....12/11/2017 11:1412/11/2017 13:151
Two car crash in Minster Road, SheernessFirefighters are dealing with a two car crash on a roundabout at the junction of Barton Hill Drive and Minster Road in Minster-on-Sea, Sheerness. They were on the scene within minutes of receiving...30/10/2017 17:3630/10/2017 18:031
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