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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
Car fire in WrothamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a car alight in Gravesend Road, Wrotham. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to extinguish the flames....14/04/2020 11:0314/04/2020 11:122
Bathroom fire in SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a bathroom at a property in Crockenhill, Swanley. Four fire engines attended the house in Eynsford Road and crews wore breathing apparatus...14/04/2020 11:0314/04/2020 12:004
Shed fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a shed alight in Highland Road, Maidstone. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to extinguish the...13/04/2020 23:0114/04/2020 00:243
Hay bale fire in Capel-le-FerneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to hay bales alight in Hockley Sole Lane, Capel-le-Ferne, near Folkestone. Two fire engines attended and crews extinguished the flames using hose reel jets...13/04/2020 12:1413/04/2020 13:482
Crews tackle fire at derelict pubUpdate: 7.00pm - Monday 13 April 2020 Firefighting work is now complete, with most of the building now demolished. The scene has been left in the care of the local district council. The...13/04/2020 01:3513/04/2020 17:186
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Maidstone area. For privacy queries, please contact us quoting reference 1009.12/04/2020 12:0412/04/2020 13:000
Crews called to bonfire in West MallingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an out of control bonfire in Fatherwell Avenue, West Malling. Two fire engines attended and firefighters used hose reel jets to extinguish the flames,...11/04/2020 20:5511/04/2020 21:352
Crews called to sinking bargeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a sinking barge at Fishermans Wharf, Sandwich. Two fire engines attended, as well as a water safety team, and crews used a submersible pump to remove as...11/04/2020 11:1611/04/2020 14:202
Sunlight through binoculars causes flat fire in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a flat in Risborough Lane, Folkestone, after it's believed a beam of sunlight set fire to curtains through a pair of binoculars. Three fire engines...06/04/2020 11:2906/04/2020 12:143
Kitchen fire in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a kitchen fire on York Avenue in Chatham. Two fire engines attended the incident and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel...05/04/2020 18:3705/04/2020 19:132
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