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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
Grass fire near DealKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a grass fire on Telegraph Road near Deal. Crews tackled the blaze using flexi-packs and beaters. The cause of the blaze isn't known. Firefighters...10/04/2017 15:2110/04/2017 16:261
Woodland fire in LordswoodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in Lordswood Lane, Lordswood. Firefighters located the fire in tree branches and scrub and used fire buckets to extinguish it. They spent a further...28/03/2017 16:2828/03/2017 17:271
Rubbish alight in DoverFirefighters were called to reports of smoke seen in the area of Snargate Street, Dover. They discovered a large amount of rubbish had been left burning unattended at the rear of a building site....28/03/2017 15:3728/03/2017 17:261
Man assisted after car in riverFirefighters were called to Godinton Lane, Ashford after a car became submerged in river water following a single-vehicle crash. Crews used a thermal imaging camera to assist Police in locating the...27/03/2017 00:3327/03/2017 02:111
Fire in woodland near WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in Clowes Wood on Radfall Road, Whitstable. Crews along with a fogging unit tackled the deep seated fires that were contained to an area that measure...01/04/2017 08:2701/04/2017 09:341
Chimney fire in HersdenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a chimney fire in Sutton Road, Hersden. Crews were aided by a height vehicles to gain access to the chimney from above and used chimney gear to extinguish...01/04/2017 13:1201/04/2017 15:031
Van fire - High Halden, near TenterdenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a van on fire at Biddenden Road, High Halden, near Tenterden. One fire engine attended and two hose reel jets were used to put out the blaze. The cause of...13/03/2017 11:1713/03/2017 12:091
Vehicle alight Minster-on-SeaKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a vehicle alight in Seaside Avenue, Minster-on-Sea. Firefighters wore breathing apparatus while putting out the flames from the vehicle's engine. There...20/03/2017 11:3020/03/2017 11:531
A282 car and motorcycle RTCKFRS firefighters were called to an RTC involving a car and motorcycle. Casualties were treated by the ambulance service and firefighters remained to make the scene safe. The incident was on the...25/03/2017 13:1025/03/2017 14:101
Brazier fire spreads to fencing in MereworthFirefighters were called to reports of a bonfire that had spread to nearby fencing in Malling Road, Mereworth at around 6.15pm. The fire is believed to have started accidentally after a brazier was...26/03/2017 18:1626/03/2017 18:381
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