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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
Crews administer first aid following Hoo crashKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two car crash on Radcliffe highway in Hoo near Rochester. All occupants of both cars were out on arrival of the firefighters, but crews worked with...24/02/2017 17:2424/02/2017 18:021
Van crashes into house in WesterhamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to assist Kent Police just before 4am in the High Street, Westerham, after a van crashed into a house. An elderly couple were helped out of their timber framed...17/02/2017 03:3417/02/2017 04:291
Faversham chimney fireFire crews responded to a chimney fire in London Road, Faversham just before 5pm. They used chimney gear to tackle the fire, which was extinguished by 5.20pm.12/02/2017 16:5112/02/2017 17:201
Chimney fire in BiddendenKent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a chimney fire in Biddenden, they are using chimney gear to tackle the blaze having been called to the property shortly before 10pm. One fire engine is...12/02/2017 21:5212/02/2017 23:111
Chimney fire in Minster on Sea, SheernessFire crews were called to reports of a chimney fire in Seaside Avenue, Minster on Sea, Sheerness. The 999 call was received at around 6.10pm and firefighters were quickly on the scene. They carried...14/02/2017 18:1114/02/2017 19:061
Crash in MaidstoneFirefighters are in attendance at a crash involving a van in Willington Street, Maidstone. The air ambulance is also in attendance. Delays are expected and motorists are advised to seek other routes.15/02/2017 16:3315/02/2017 17:041
Detached garage fire - FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a detached garage Whitby Road, Folkestone. Crews quickly extinguished the fire wearing breathing apparatus using a hose reel jet. 25/02/2017 14:0825/02/2017 14:321
Crews tackle chimney fire in St Margarets at CliffeCrews tackled a chimney fire at a property at St Margarets at Cliffe near Dover. Crew arrived to find the chimney well alight and used chimney gear to extinguished the blaze.23/02/2017 18:4223/02/2017 20:131
Car on fire - CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a car fire at Mandeville Road Canterbury. Fire crews used a high pressure hose reel to put out the flames. There were no reported injuries and the cause of...09/03/2017 22:4109/03/2017 23:181
Firefighters release man from car in MardenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to release a man in his 70s trapped in a car following a road crash at Thorn Road, Marden. One fire engine attended the scene and its crew released the man...14/03/2017 16:3214/03/2017 16:411
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