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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
Couple treated for smoke inhalation after chip pan fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a chip pan alight in the home of a Dartford couple on Fernheath Way. Crews arrived to find the couple, both in their seventies, displaying...02/11/2019 18:5102/11/2019 19:072
Fire destroys outbuilding near DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a timber outbuilding on the site of East Kent Railway in Shepherdswell, near Dover. Four fire engines attended and crews used two main...30/10/2019 22:2630/10/2019 23:384
Update: Crews tackle commercial building fire in Ashford Update at 18:45 The earlier advice for people living and working near Tannery Lane in Ashford to close windows and doors due to smoke, has been lifted. At the height of the fire, which was within...28/10/2019 14:5528/10/2019 19:126
Chimney fire in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a chimney fire on Marlowe Road in Margate. One fire engine was in attendance and crews used chimney gear to extinguish the flames, which were...25/10/2019 22:0025/10/2019 22:381
Kitchen fire in MaidstoneFirefighters were called by the occupier of a property in Lamkin Way, Maidstone, after the kitchen caught fire. While 999 control room operators gave the occupant safety advice over the phone,...24/10/2019 18:5724/10/2019 19:291
Man suffers burns after garage fire - Minster-on-Sea, Isle of SheppeyFire crews gave a man oxygen therapy and first aid for burns after a fire in a domestic garage in Waverley Avenue, Minster-on-Sea on the Isle of Sheppey. Having extinguished the fire, firefighters...24/10/2019 18:5524/10/2019 19:332
Update: Multi-storey car park fire in DoverUpdate at 17:00 Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus have extinguished the fire. The cause is not yet known and there are no reported injuries. .............................. Kent Fire...24/10/2019 15:3324/10/2019 16:544
Crews free casualty from car following crash near GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a three-vehicle crash on the A2 London-bound near Singlewell, Gravesend. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the...23/10/2019 12:3423/10/2019 13:582
Horse rescued from River Beult near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a horse stuck in the River Beult near Water Lane in Headcorn, Maidstone. One fire engine, a water safety unit and an animal rescue unit attended....23/10/2019 10:5423/10/2019 12:171
Man freed from car after crash near Deal Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two-vehicle crash in Sandwich Road, Sholden near Deal. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the roof of one...22/10/2019 13:3022/10/2019 14:102
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