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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 crash involving five cars in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Cheriton Road, Folkestone to the scene of a car crash involving five cars. Fire crews used hydraulic cutting and spreading equipment to remove one of the...04/07/2020 14:5204/07/2020 15:212
Fire in an electrical substation in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in an electrical substation on Gas Road, Sittingbourne. Fire crews put out the fire using a main jet and hose reel jet. No injuries were reported.04/07/2020 13:1404/07/2020 13:442
Car fire on M20Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a vehicle fire between junction 11 and 10 on the M20. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to put out the fire. 03/07/2020 17:0503/07/2020 17:402
Garage fire in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a garage alight in Smithers Close, Tonbridge. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to extinguish the...02/07/2020 09:0602/07/2020 10:372
Vehicle and fencing alight in East FarleighKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Station Road in East Farleigh, near Maidstone, to reports of a vehicle and fencing alight. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus...01/07/2020 22:2801/07/2020 23:002
Shed fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a shed fire on Stodmarsh Road in Canterbury. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and the shed was well alight on arrival. Crews wearing...01/07/2020 17:5701/07/2020 18:172
Garage fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a garage fire on Hever Place in Canterbury. Two fire engines were sent to the incident and crews arrived to smoke issuing from the building. Firefighters...30/06/2020 19:1330/06/2020 20:062
Roof fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a domestic property on Byron Road in Gillingham. Four fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to the scene, and crews arrived to...30/06/2020 19:1230/06/2020 20:384
Woodland fire in DartfordUpdate: Firefighting work is now complete at the scene of a fire involving woodland and an outbuilding off Darenth Wood Road, in Dartford. Five fire engines and a bulk water carrier attended...30/06/2020 04:0030/06/2020 07:035
Field fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a field fire on Waltham Road in Ashford. Four fire engines were sent to the scene and firefighters arrived to around two hectares of grassland...29/06/2020 15:5229/06/2020 17:154
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