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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
Fire on Dartford HeathKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a grass fire on Dartford Heath. Three fire engines were sent to the scene to tackle the fire, which had spread to around 200 square metres of heathland....21/05/2019 15:3021/05/2019 16:073
Fuel tanker fire on M25 clockwise on the approach to Clacket Lane UPDATE 6.45am Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets and foam to extinguish the blaze in the cab of a fuel tanker on the M25. Crews are continuing the cool the tanker,...21/05/2019 05:0521/05/2019 06:270
Rochester building fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to New Road, Rochester to reports of a fire in a three-storey building at 6.18pm. Crews arrived to find a large amount of black smoke issuing and used a...20/05/2019 18:1620/05/2019 18:422
Fire crews tackle fire on Dartford HeathKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire on Dartford Heath at 3.24pm. Four fire engines were sent and crews used flex packs and beaters to tackle two separate seats of fire, measuring around...20/05/2019 15:2420/05/2019 16:160
Maidstone two car crashKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a two car crash on the London Road, Maidstone between Queens Road and Buckland Hill. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to release a woman who was...18/05/2019 16:3618/05/2019 17:510
Crews assist in water rescue in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Rochester Bridge to reports of a man in the River Medway. Two fire engines attended and crews threw a life ring attached to a line to the man, preventing...16/05/2019 06:4916/05/2019 07:332
Kitchen fire in commercial propertyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire in a commercial property near College Road in Sittingbourne. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and firefighters wearing breathing...15/05/2019 13:4715/05/2019 14:212
Kitchen fire at Ramsgate flatFirefighters were called to a fire in a fourth floor flat in Augusta Road, Ramsgate. Crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the property and extinguished the fire. All occupants were out of the...14/05/2019 21:3114/05/2019 22:352
Rubbish fire prompts smoke warningFirefighters are advising residents living close to Swale Way, Sittingbourne to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution, due to smoke coming from a fire that broke out late last night (13 May)...13/05/2019 10:2514/05/2019 03:244
Motorcyclist freed from beneath parked carFirefighters assisted at the scene of an incident in Beverley Road, Maidstone after a motorcyclist came off a motorbike and became wedged beneath a parked car. Crews used winch to pull the vehicle...12/05/2019 19:3112/05/2019 20:012
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