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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
Teen suffers burns in camp fire explosion - FolkestoneA thirteen-year-old boy has received burns following an explosion from an abandoned but still smoldering camp fire which is believed to have been used to dispose of butane cooking gas cylinders. The...04/06/2017 18:0504/06/2017 19:011
Large fire in Dover woodsFirefighters were called to a large fire in a wooded area in Whitfield, Dover. They were alerted just before 6.20pm when smoke was seen coming from the woods. Due to the difficult access, fire crews...11/05/2017 18:1911/05/2017 18:521
Firefighters tackle caravan fireFirefighters are tackling a caravan fire in Goldups Lane, Shottenden near Canterbury. The 999 call was received around 1.15pm and firefighters used a hose reel to put the fire out. They are currently...04/05/2017 13:1504/05/2017 13:471
Stacked logs fire - New Ash GreenFire crews were called to Red Hill Road, New Ash Green at 9.20pm, where they found an area of stacked logs alight in woodland. A hose reel and cold cutting firefighting equipment was used to put the...05/05/2017 21:2005/05/2017 22:471
Deal portacabin fireFire crews are responding to a blaze involving a portacabin in Western Road, Deal. They were alerted to the fire at 10.14pm and were quickly on the scene. They are using a hose reel jet to fight the...06/05/2017 22:1405/05/2017 23:211
Firefighters rescue pooch stuck in railingsFirefighters were called out to help a dog after its head became stuck in railings in Victoria Parade, Broadstairs. The King Charles Spaniel was apparently chasing a cat, not a pigeon when she...06/05/2017 13:4306/05/2017 14:071
Crews tackling large bonfire in OffhamKent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a fire in Church Road, Offham and firefighters were on the scene within six minutes of receiving the 999 call. Fire crews are using a hose reel and...09/05/2017 18:46 1
Sheerness fridge fireKent Fire and Rescue Service attended a fire in a commercial property, comprising three floors and a basement in Trinity Road, Sheerness. When fire crews arrived, all staff had safely evacuated the...26/04/2017 11:1126/04/2017 11:291
Dog rescued from river in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to The Slade, Tonbridge at 12.42pm after an 11 year-old, German Shepherd dog got trapped in the river and was unable to climb out of the water. The...07/04/2017 12:4207/04/2017 13:031
Garden sheds and fencing destroyed in Sevenoaks fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a property in Pinewood Avenue in Sevenoaks to find two garden sheds and around 10 metres of fencing well alight. Crews used hose reel jets to extinguish the...10/04/2017 12:0710/04/2017 12:391
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