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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
Hoo chimney fireFirefighters were called to a chimney fire at a semi-detached house in Vicarage Lane, Hoo. Crews used chimney gear to tackle the fire in the chimney stack and gave safety advice to the occupants....05/01/2017 10:2905/01/2017 11:201
Smarden chimney fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a chimney fire in a Smarden pub. One fire engine was sent to the property and firefighters arrived to find flames roaring out of the chimney. They made an...04/01/2017 09:4204/01/2017 10:501
Three homes evacuated in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Stanley Road, Folkestone around 9pm to reports that a large tree measuring approximately 2 foot at the base and 30 foot in height had fallen onto three...12/01/2017 20:5512/01/2017 20:161
Mircrowave fire in Herne BayFirefighters responded to a 999 call in Herne Bay at 9.16pm after a Christmas pudding ignited in a microwave, causing smoke logging in the property. Working smoke alarms alerted the woman,...17/01/2017 21:1617/01/2017 21:481
Kingshill electrical cupboard fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Kendall Road, Kingshill at 7.48am to reports of a fire in an electrical cupboard. A breathing apparatus team went into the house and located the small fire...11/01/2017 07:4811/01/2017 09:131
Motorbike alight in FarninghamFirefighters were called to a motorbike alight in a field in Gabrielspring Road, Farningham. The cause is not yet known.18/01/2017 14:0418/01/2017 14:211
Fire crews respond to chimney fire in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a chimney fire in Larkfield Avenue, Sittingbourne just before 5pm. As the fire engine approached Larkfield Avenue from Beechwood Avenue crews had to...17/12/2016 16:5817/12/2016 17:581
Rescue after man falls 25m - FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to The Warren, Folkestone after a man fell 25 meters down a steep embankment and wasn't able to self rescue. The KFRS rope rescue unit attended the scene...19/11/2016 03:4619/11/2016 04:581
Folkestone chip pan fireKFRS firefighters were mobilised to a kitchen fire in Connaught Road, Folkestone. The flat was smoke logged following a chip pan overheating. Firefighters used a positive pressure ventilation fan...26/11/2016 03:2326/11/2016 04:091
RTC PluckleyKFRS crews were called to an RTC on Chambers Green Road, Pluckley, Ashford. A van had come off the road and was on its side in field. Crews removed roll bars from rear of vehicle so that the...26/11/2016 23:4927/11/2016 00:331
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