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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 timeLocation of incidentNumber of fire engines
Bonfire spread damages properties in LenhamA bonfire that spread out of control in Lenham, near Maidstone, led to two people suffering smoke inhalation and another sustaining minor burns. Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Ashford...18/09/2021 14:1618/09/2021 15:38Ashford Road, Lenham, Maidstone ME17 3
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Swanscombe area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 1757.17/09/2021 10:3017/09/2021 11:53Swanscombe0
Update: Large fire at site in AshfordUpdate at 09.05 on 16/09/2021 Firefighting work has now finished at the scene of a fire at a National Grid site in Church Lane, Sellindge near Ashford. Crews have now left the scene and duty...15/09/2021 00:3215/09/2021 21:21Ashford12
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Ashford area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 1535. 15/09/2021 08:5515/09/2021 15:30Ashford0
Kitchen fire in Herne BayKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire on Herne Street in Herne Bay. Two fire engines were sent to the incident, and smoke was issuing from the ground floor on arrival....15/09/2021 09:5215/09/2021 11:41Herne Bay2
Kitchen fire in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire on Shipbourne Road in Tonbridge. Two fire engines were sent to the scene, and crews arrived to a fire in the ground floor kitchen....14/09/2021 08:4814/09/2021 12:25Tonbridge2
House fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called at 18:40 to a house fire on Loose Road, Maidstone Crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the property where they rescued a casualty and put out the fire...13/09/2021 18:4013/09/2021 21:07Maidstone2
Crews called to crash in Barming, MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a crash involving three cars in Tonbridge Road, in Barming, Maidstone. Two fire engines attended and crews used battery-operated equipment to...13/09/2021 11:4113/09/2021 12:14Tonbridge Road, Barming, Maidstone2
Child rescued from a cave.Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Whiteness Road, Broadstairs by the Coastguard to reports of a young person that had climbed into a cave and was unable to get back down. Crews used a short...12/09/2021 14:5612/09/2021 15:19Broadstairs3
Fire caused by tumble dryer in DealKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in utility room in a property on Beach Street, Deal. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hosereel jet to extinguish the fire which...11/09/2021 11:3011/09/2021 12:11Deal2
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