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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 timeLocation of incidentNumber of fire engines
Horse rescued from water-filled ditch in DealA three-year-old horse was lifted to safety by crews after getting stuck in a water-filled ditch off Redhouse Wall, in Deal. Two fire engines were sent to the field where the horse was trapped in...25/10/2021 12:2225/10/2021 14:28Redhouse Wall, in Deal2
Shed fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a shed alight in Wilmot Road, Dartford. Three fire engines attended and crews wore breathing apparatus while using hose reel jets to...24/10/2021 21:3024/10/2021 22:09Wilmot Road, Dartford3
Kitchen fire in MargateA family in Margate had a lucky escape after a pan of oil was left inside a grill and caught alight when the oven was accidentally turned on. Two fire engines were sent to the house in William...24/10/2021 21:1524/10/2021 21:47William Avenue, Margate2
Pet cat rescued from ledge in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports that a pet cat had become stuck on a ledge in the Railway Tunnels, Marina Esplanade in Ramsgate. Crews were alerted to the cat by the RSPCA - who...23/10/2021 11:2923/10/2021 14:02Marina Esplanade, Ramsgate 2
Sports pavilion fire in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Jackey Bakers Recreation Ground in Highfield Road in Ramsgate. On arrival crews found a fire in the changing room of the sports pavilion, there was also...22/10/2021 18:0322/10/2021 18:29Highfield Road, Ramsgate2
Property fire in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service is currently at the scene of a roof fire on Weston Road in Rochester. Four fire engines and a height vehicle have been sent to the incident. No casualties have been...20/10/2021 15:1320/10/2021 19:07Rochester4
Flat fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a kitchen fire at a flat in Railway Street, Gillingham. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets...18/10/2021 09:3618/10/2021 10:41Railway Street, Gillingham3
Kitchen fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the kitchen of a property on Old Castle Walk, Gillingham. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to put out the fire and used a...17/10/2021 13:3717/10/2021 14:23Gillingham2
House fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a property on Hayle Mill Road, Maidstone, where sadly a man died at the scene. Four fire engines attended, crews wearing breathing apparatus...16/10/2021 05:2916/10/2021 12:41Maidstone4
Outbuilding fire in DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Lowslip Hill, Dover to a fire involving two outbuildings. Crews used compressed air foam and hose reel jets to tackle the fire and prevent fire spread. No...16/10/2021 01:0516/10/2021 07:09Dover4
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