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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
Domestic property fire in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire on the ground floor of a domestic property on Carton Close in Rochester. Two fire engines were in attendance and crews arrived to smoke and flames...09/10/2019 15:3909/10/2019 16:532
Garage fire in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a garage fire on McKenzie Road in Chatham. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus used compressed air foam, hose reel...09/10/2019 09:0909/10/2019 09:502
Over turned car - West MallingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the A228 at Kings Hill, West Malling to a single overturned car. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove a door to freet a female casualty. The...07/10/2019 20:4007/10/2019 21:263
Barn fire - AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Station Road, Ashford to a well-developed fire involving a barn and two caravans. Crews used main jets, hose reels and compressed air foam to tackle the...05/10/2019 03:0005/10/2019 06:594
Man cut free from vehicle following crash on A249 near BobbingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving two vehicles on the Maidstone bound carriageway of the A249 near Bobbing. Crews arrived to find a man trapped in one of the vehicles by...01/10/2019 16:3701/10/2019 17:332
Correction: fire in domestic property in RainhamCorrection: location of incident changed from Rochester to Rainham. Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a domestic property on Otterham Quay Lane in Rainham. Two fire engines were...01/10/2019 08:2901/10/2019 09:012
House fire near GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Rycaut Close in Parkwood, Gillingham to reports of a house fire. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to...29/09/2019 23:1630/09/2019 00:322
Single van crash near FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving a van on the A259 at Folkestone, near Blackbull Road. Crews arrived to find the van overturned and a man was initially trapped in the...29/09/2019 15:0229/09/2019 15:263
Man freed from car after M25 crash between Swanley and DarenthKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a crash involving one vehicle on the M25 anti-clockwise, between junction 3 for Swanley and junction 2 for Darenth. Two fire engines attended and crews used...27/09/2019 10:4027/09/2019 11:302
Bonfire smoke drifting across A20, Folkestone Update at 13:10: The bonfire has been extinguished. The earlier advice to close windows and doors, and to avoid the area, has been lifted. ...................................... Firefighters...26/09/2019 11:4026/09/2019 13:012
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