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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
Dover chip pan fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a chip pan fire in Rokesley Road, Dover at 4.30pm. Crews were on the scene within minutes of receiving the 999 call and found smoke coming from...01/12/2016 16:2901/12/2016 16:421
Maidstone road crashKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a crash on Loose Road, Maidstone involving a car, a heavy goods vehicle and a pedestrian. One casualty has been taken to hospital by ambulance. Fire crews...03/11/2016 16:1203/11/2016 16:411
Fire crews called to fire on Dartford heathFirefighters were called after a large amount of smoke was seen on Dartford Heath. They used beaters and a fogging unit to tackle the fire, which is believed to have been started by children who were...03/11/2016 16:0903/11/2016 16:441
Fire crews rescue woman in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Military Road, Ramsgate just before 6.30pm, to reports that a car had reversed off the quayside and was wedged on the pontoon and quayside, with a pregnant...04/11/2016 18:2804/11/2016 19:011
Firework sparks Longfield shed fire Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Turnstone, Longfield just before 10pm after a firework hit a shed and set fire to external wooden cladding. The occupant had initially tried to extinguish...03/11/2016 21:5103/11/2016 22:101
Edenbridge chimney fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a chimney fire just after 9pm in Lingfield Road, Edenbridge. Firefighters used chimney gear to extinguish the fire and left the house just before...08/11/2016 21:0408/11/2016 21:481
Sevenoaks horse rescueKFRS' specialist animal rescue team were called after ambulance crews spotted a horse stuck in a ditch in Riverhill, Sevenoaks just before 9.30pm. When firefighters arrived they found the...08/11/2016 21:2308/11/2016 23:391
Crews rescue family pet cat that had become stuck between brick walls in DartfordKent Fire and Recue Service was called to a property in Longmarsh View in Sutton at Hone to reports of a cat that had become stuck between two brick walls. When the crews arrived, an RSPCA officer...12/11/2016 13:5712/11/2016 14:461
Serious road crash in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to assist Kent Police, SECAmb and the air ambulance at the scene of a road crash involving a car and a motorbike on the A2018 Shepherds Lane, Dartford around...29/09/2016 17:1629/09/2016 17:511
Mobile snack bar fire - West KingsdownFirefighters responded to a mobile snack van that was alight in London Road, West Kingsdown around 3.40am this morning. They wore breathing apparatus and used a hose reel to extinguish the blaze.28/09/2016 03:4028/09/2016 04:081
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