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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
Deer rescued from water in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a deer stranded in water at Haysden Country Park, Tonbridge. One fire engine attended, as well as the animal rescue and water safety units. Crews...16/05/2020 12:3916/05/2020 14:191
Horse rescued from muddy bank near FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a horse stuck down a muddy bank near Lickpot Hill in Folkestone. A fire engine and an animal rescue unit attended, and crews worked to move the...22/02/2020 07:5222/02/2020 10:501
Horse rescue in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a horse down in a stable on Raspberry Hill Lane in Sittingbourne. One fire engine and our Animal Rescue Unit attended, and crews arrived to find the horse...26/02/2020 11:3026/02/2020 14:011
Horse rescued from mud in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a horse stuck in mud in Charing Heath, Ashford. One fire engine attended along with the animal rescue unit, and crews used slide sheets to manoeuvre the...29/02/2020 12:1229/02/2020 14:341
Cliff collapse in EastchurchLATEST: 1300 Sunday 31 May 2020 Emergency services returned to the scene of a cliff collapse just after 7am on Sunday 31 May 2020. A further significant section of the cliff at Surf Crescent and...29/05/2020 21:4731/05/2020 18:421
Rubbish fire in Herne BayUpdate 1535: Firefighting work is now complete and crews have left the scene of a large rubbish fire in Thornden Wood Road, Herne Bay. One fire engine attended and crews used a hose reel jet...10/06/2020 12:0410/06/2020 12:571
Shed alight near SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a shed alight in High Street, Seal near Sevenoaks. One fire engine attended and crews extinguished the fire which had also spread to fencing. There were no...17/06/2020 06:2117/06/2020 06:381
Kitchen fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire at a house in St Dunstan’s Terrace, Canterbury. One fire engine attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to...22/10/2020 13:5822/10/2020 14:151
Woodchip fire in DetlingUpdate: 1:00pm 30 December One fire engine remains at the scene of a fire involving a pile of woodchip in Friningham, Detling near Maidstone. Crews have worked to get the fire under control and...27/12/2020 04:02 1
Update: Fuel spill in MardenUpdate at 20:35 Goudhurst Road in Marden, Tonbridge remains closed following a fuel spill, and duty of care has been handed to Kent Highways. ..................................... Kent Fire...04/02/2021 16:0304/02/2021 17:441
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