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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
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
Two car crash in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two-car crash in Marine Gardens, Margate. One fire engine attended and all occupants were out of the vehicles. Two casualties were given first aid by fire...11/05/2019 07:0811/05/2019 07:381
Chimney fire in FavershamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to chimney fire in a commercial property near Abbey Street in Faversham. The cause of fire was believed to be due to a build-up of soot in the chimney. Two...10/05/2019 10:4910/05/2019 12:432
House fire in Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in Commercial Road, Paddock Wood near Tonbridge. Five fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used three hose reel jets, a...10/05/2019 08:3810/05/2019 12:115
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone at Dungeness Power Station as part of a training exercise. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 0776.08/05/2019 11:0008/05/2019 11:220
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