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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
Chimney fire in WoodchurchFirefighters attended a chimney fire at a public house in Woodchurch, Ashford. Crews used chimney gear to put out the fire and advised that the chimney should be fully inspected by a professional...22/01/2017 19:3922/01/2017 20:421
Motorbike fire MargateKFRS crews were called to a motorcycle on fire on Brockley Road, Margate. Firefighters used a hosereel jet to deal with the fire. 20/01/2017 23:5822/01/2017 00:131
"Purrfect" rescue for Turbo the catTurbo the cat used one of his nine lives last night, after getting stuck in a tight gap in freezing conditions. Firefighters were called to Middle Walk, Tunbridge Wells just before 10pm and found...21/01/2017 21:4721/01/2017 23:511
Hover-board fire WhitstableCrews were called to a home on Golden Hill, Whitstable where a hover-board appears to have overheated following being charged via mains electricity supply. The fire was out on arrival, but...21/01/2017 22:0521/01/2017 22:221
Pet oxygen mask used on Charlie the Cocker SpanielKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to The Street, Mersham at 4.48pm after an automatic fire alarm sounded and a neighbour smelt smoke. Firefighters arrived on the scene within minutes of...21/12/2016 16:4821/12/2016 17:091
Hawkhurst chimney fire Firefighters were called to Stream Lane, Hawkhurst to reports of a chimney fire close to 10pm. They located the fire in the chimney breast and used chimney gear to extinguish the fire. 21/12/2016 21:5421/12/2016 22:331
Ashford oven fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Osborne Road, Willesborough at 1.40pm to reports of an oven fire. Crews were on the scene within four minutes of receiving the emergency call and...25/12/2016 13:4025/12/2016 13:531
Chimney fire in Minster-on-SeaFirefighters attended a chimney fire at a house in Barton Hill Drive, Mister-on-Sea. Crews used chimney gear to tackle the fire from the hearth of the property. There were no reported injuries.26/12/2016 16:5326/12/2016 17:311
Chimney fire in CharingFirefighters used chimney gear to tackle a fire in a chimney breast in Bowl Road, Charing. Kent Fire and Rescue Service is reminding residents with open fires to have their chimneys swept regularly...27/12/2016 17:3327/12/2016 18:241
Car fire in RiverheadFirefighters attended a car fire in London Road, Riverhead. Kent Police also attended for traffic management. Firefighters extinguished the fire and left the vehicle with its owner.05/01/2017 10:2405/01/2017 10:381
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