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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
HGV lorry on fire - Eridge, near Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an HGV lorry on fire in the village of Eridge, near Tunbridge Wells. One fire engine attended the incident at Broom Lane under a rail bridge used by a local...14/03/2017 08:5514/03/2017 10:491
Vehicle fire - Herne BayKent fire and Rescue Service have attended a vehicle fire at Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay. There are no reported injuries.14/03/2017 14:0914/03/2017 14:291
Canterbury chimney fireFirefighters attended a chimney fire in Sturry Road, Canterbury, Crews used chimney gear to tackle the blaze.08/02/2017 14:5908/02/2017 15:491
Chimney fire in Canterbury An elderly man was treated for the effects of breathing in smoke following a chimney fire at a house in Guilton Ash, Canterbury. Firefighters tackled the blaze using chimney gear. A height vehicle...08/02/2017 07:2408/02/2017 09:071
Faversham chimney fireFirefighters responded to a 999 call to Badlesmere, Faversham at 4.43pm. One fire engine was sent, arriving at the property within minutes, to find the chimney was alight. The fire is believed to...10/02/2017 16:4310/02/2017 17:391
Faversham chimney fireFirefihters tackled a fire in a chimney at a house in Meesons Close, Eastling, Faversham using chimney gear. Residents with open fires are being reminded to ensure their chimneys are swept regularly...09/02/2017 19:3109/02/2017 20:491
Smarden chimney fireFirefighters attended a chimney fire at a house in Bell Lane, Smarden. Crews used chimney gear to put out the blaze.05/02/2017 15:4805/02/2017 16:161
Motorbike fire in GillinghamFirefighters attended a fire involving a motorbike in an alleyway off Linden Road, Gillingham. The fire caused damage to the outside of a house. Crews used a thermal imaging camera to check the loft...06/02/2017 14:3406/02/2017 15:031
Collapsed staircase - EdenbridgeKFRS was called to initial reports of persons trapped under a collapsed concrete staircase at a sports club in Crouch House Road, Edenbridge. Four fire engines were initially deployed, but further...28/01/2017 15:4328/01/2017 16:361
Flue fire in TonbridgeFirefighters were called to a fire in the flue of a wood-burning stove in Barden Road, Tonbridge. Crews used chimney gear to extinguish the fire and advised the occupant to have the flue checked and...22/01/2017 20:3222/01/2017 21:101
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