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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 GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire on the ground floor of a property on Barncroft Drive in Hempstead, Gillingham. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews found...04/08/2019 03:5604/08/2019 04:492
Vehicle fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a bus fire on Hamstreet Road in Ashford. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish...03/08/2019 10:3303/08/2019 11:072
Domestic garage fire - CanterburyFire crews attended a domestic garage fire in Artillery Gardens, Canterbury. Firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used two hose reel jets to put the fire out. They spent around 20 minutes...02/08/2019 17:5902/08/2019 18:292
Fire in Sandwich hotelKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a three-storey property in The Quay, Sandwich at around 5.30pm. The fire is believed to have started in ducting in the kitchen and...02/08/2019 17:2902/08/2019 21:164
Large rubbish fire in SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of rubbish alight in West Kingsdown, Sevenoaks. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used main jets, water from a hydrant and a hose...02/08/2019 14:5502/08/2019 16:572
Chip pan fire damages kitchen - RochesterFirefighters were called to reports of smoke issuing from a ground floor flat in Cormorant Close, Rochester. Upon arrival, they discovered a chip pan on the hob which had caught alight, with flames...31/07/2019 20:1831/07/2019 20:332
Firefighters at the scene of a crash in Boughton AluphEmergency services are at the scene of a two car crash on the Faversham Road, Boughton Aluph near Ashford. One man is trapped by his injuries and crews are working with paramedics to free the man...31/07/2019 15:3931/07/2019 17:303
Two outbuildings alight in RainhamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of two outbuildings on fire in Spade Lane, Rainham. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reel jets to...30/07/2019 12:1130/07/2019 15:463
Update: Field fire near Maidstone Update at 13:10 - Crews have extinguished a field fire in Leeds near Maidstone. At its height, four fire engines were on the scene, together with the technical rescue unit. Crews used three hose reel...30/07/2019 11:4930/07/2019 12:444
Lorry fire at port - DoverFirefighters have tackled a lorry alight at Dover Eastern Docks. Crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the flames using a pair of high-pressure hose reel jets. The lorry's tractor...28/07/2019 12:4628/07/2019 13:454
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