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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
UPDATE: Suspected chemical leak at commercial site near MaidstoneUpdate at 10:30am on 7 November: Fire and Rescue Service operations concluded at the site just before 2am today, and a Health and Safety Executive investigation will now begin....06/11/2019 15:1207/11/2019 01:527
Furniture shop fire in FarninghamLATEST: 7:30am One fire engine remains at the scene of a fire at a furniture store in the High Street, Farningham. Although the fire was contained to an area of the single storey shop the building...06/11/2019 02:2606/11/2019 10:058
Two car crash in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road traffic collision on Hempstead Road in Gillingham. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to a car crash involving two vehicles....05/11/2019 08:0605/11/2019 08:532
Caravan fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a caravan alight on Pleasure House Lane in Maidstone. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose...05/11/2019 06:4905/11/2019 07:392
NotificationKFRS is flying it's drone in the Tovil area of Maidstone as part of a routine training exercise. For enquiries please contact us quoting ref 348.04/11/2019 11:0004/11/2019 12:000
Kitchen fire in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a domestic property fire on Harwich Street in Whitstable. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to a fire in the rear of the property....04/11/2019 07:5104/11/2019 08:212
Two men taken to hospital following a house fire in LymingeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire at a property on Canterbury Road, Lyminge near Folkestone. Crews arrived to find the first floor heavily smoked logged. Using breathing apparatus and...03/11/2019 15:0203/11/2019 15:372
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
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