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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
Horse rescue in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a horse down in a stable on Raspberry Hill Lane in Sittingbourne. One fire engine and our Animal Rescue Unit attended, and crews arrived to find the horse...26/02/2020 11:3026/02/2020 14:011
UPDATED: Boat fire in Maidstone1.10PM UPDATE The incident has now been reduced to three fire engines, plus the water safety unit, with crews remaining on scene to carry out salvage work. There were no reported casualties...26/02/2020 08:0626/02/2020 14:277
Crews tackle M20 car fire near Wrotham HeathKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a car alight on the London-bound carriageway of the M20, just before Junction 3 for the M26. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing...24/02/2020 17:4024/02/2020 18:232
Domestic property fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a flat fire on Mitchell Close in Dartford. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to smoke and flames issuing from the...23/02/2020 23:0124/02/2020 00:133
Garage fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a garage fire in Elmfield in Gillingham. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a main jet and a hose reel jet to extinguish...23/02/2020 13:0423/02/2020 13:432
Crews tackle house fire near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in The Street in Mereworth, near Maidstone. Four fire engines, a height vehicle and KFRS’ Volunteer Response Team attended. Crews wearing...23/02/2020 00:3623/02/2020 05:134
Horse rescued from muddy bank near FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a horse stuck down a muddy bank near Lickpot Hill in Folkestone. A fire engine and an animal rescue unit attended, and crews worked to move the...22/02/2020 07:5222/02/2020 10:501
Garage fire in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a garage fire next to a domestic property on Wellington Crescent in Ramsgate. Three fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to the scene and...19/02/2020 14:5419/02/2020 16:273
Person rescued from crash in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road crash involving two cars and a lorry on Hythe Road, Ashford. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic equipment to remove the roof of a...17/02/2020 22:5518/02/2020 00:102
Kitchen fire in SheernessKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an oven alight at a domestic property on Alma Road in Sheerness. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and firefighters arrived to smoke...17/02/2020 17:5717/02/2020 18:452
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