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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 WainscottKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a chimney fire in Dillywood Lane, Wainscott. Two fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to the scene to tackle the blaze. Firefighters...09/01/2021 21:5110/01/2021 00:312
Roof fire in DealKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a property fire on Lower Street in Tilmanstone, Deal. Four fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to smoke issuing from the roof...07/01/2021 13:0807/01/2021 15:064
Flat fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a flat in Pudding Lane, Maidstone. Six fire engines attended, and crews wearing breathing apparatus rescued a woman, who was handed...05/01/2021 07:2105/01/2021 10:246
House fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Goodall Close in Gillingham to reports of a smoke logged property. Two fire engines attended and sadly a man was pronounced dead at the scene. Firefighters...01/01/2021 11:5401/01/2021 16:542
Lorry trailer alight on Blue Bell Hill, MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the Maidstone-bound carriageway of Blue Bell Hill, Maidstone, to reports of a lorry trailer containing cardboard and paper, well alight. Three fire engines...31/12/2020 21:0531/12/2020 22:093
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Maidstone area for training purposes. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference number 2327. 31/12/2020 13:4531/12/2020 13:500
Woman rescued after crash - A249 near MaidstoneFirefighters using hydraulic rescue equipment have freed a woman from her vehicle following a crash on the A249 northbound. Crews worked to make space for paramedics to assess the casualty before...29/12/2020 18:2429/12/2020 19:253
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Detling area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 1934.29/12/2020 11:3429/12/2020 12:020
Roof fire in Petham near CanterburyFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have dealt with a roof alight on a single-storey property in Petham, near Canterbury. Crews used a high-pressure hose to put out the fire, cutting away...28/12/2020 15:0228/12/2020 16:323
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Headcorn area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 207027/12/2020 20:3027/12/2020 20:450
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