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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
Update: Crews called to Napier Barracks, FolkestoneUpdate at 21:00 on 29/01/2021 Two fire engines, a height vehicle and a bulk water carrier remain on site at Napier Barracks in Folkestone. Crews are damping down remaining hotspots. ...29/01/2021 14:4230/01/2021 18:518
Explosion in Rochester propertyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an explosion within a property in Smetham Gardens, Rochester. Two fire engines attended and while there was no sign of fire, the blast had caused...30/01/2021 11:5330/01/2021 14:232
Chimney fire in PemburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a chimney alight on Henwoods Crescent in Pembury, Tunbridge Wells. Two fire engines were sent to the incident, and crews arrived to a fire...28/01/2021 12:3528/01/2021 13:172
Crash in Shoreham, SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a crash involving one vehicle on the A225 in Shoreham, Sevenoaks. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to...28/01/2021 05:5528/01/2021 06:512
Loft fire in GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a roof fire on Colyer Road in Gravesend. Two fire engines were sent to the scene, and crews wearing breathing apparatus discovered a small fire...26/01/2021 18:0226/01/2021 19:312
Woman rescued during house fire - FolkestoneFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have responded to a 999 call stating that a neighbouring property was on fire. Upon arrival, thick black smoke was seen to be issuing from the property in...25/01/2021 17:2025/01/2021 18:402
Two people cut free after car leaves road - Weald near SevenoaksFirefighters using hydraulic rescue equipment have released two people from their vehicle after it left the carriageway and collided with a tree. Crews used stabilisation jacks and access...24/01/2021 02:3224/01/2021 03:283
House fire - SnodlandFirefighters have put out a fire in a two-storey house in Busbridge Road, Snodland. Crews wearing breathing apparatus fought the flames with a high-pressure hose and a special fan designed to drive...23/01/2021 13:0723/01/2021 14:503
Roof fire - Romney MarshFirefighters using a height vehicle have taken down the chimney stack of a property in Redoubt Way, Dymchurch, following a fire in the roof space. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the...22/01/2021 15:1122/01/2021 19:364
Garage fire in RainhamKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to reports of a garage alight in Broadview Avenue, in Rainham, Gillingham. At the height of the fire, seven fire engines and a height vehicle were...22/01/2021 03:4422/01/2021 11:217
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