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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
Correction: fire in domestic property in RainhamCorrection: location of incident changed from Rochester to Rainham. Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a domestic property on Otterham Quay Lane in Rainham. Two fire engines were...01/10/2019 08:2901/10/2019 09:012
House fire near GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Rycaut Close in Parkwood, Gillingham to reports of a house fire. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to...29/09/2019 23:1630/09/2019 00:322
Single van crash near FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving a van on the A259 at Folkestone, near Blackbull Road. Crews arrived to find the van overturned and a man was initially trapped in the...29/09/2019 15:0229/09/2019 15:263
Man freed from car after M25 crash between Swanley and DarenthKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a crash involving one vehicle on the M25 anti-clockwise, between junction 3 for Swanley and junction 2 for Darenth. Two fire engines attended and crews used...27/09/2019 10:4027/09/2019 11:302
Bonfire smoke drifting across A20, Folkestone Update at 13:10: The bonfire has been extinguished. The earlier advice to close windows and doors, and to avoid the area, has been lifted. ...................................... Firefighters...26/09/2019 11:4026/09/2019 13:012
Canterbury bedroom fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in Bekesbourne Lane, Canterbury after receiving a 999 call shortly before 7pm. The family had evacuated the property before fire crews...25/09/2019 18:5425/09/2019 19:383
Dover shop fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire in the ground floor of a shop in Biggin Street, Dover just before 5.20pm. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose...24/09/2019 17:1824/09/2019 19:072
Haystack fire near TenterdenPeople living and working in Wittersham near Tenterden are advised to close windows and doors due to smoke coming from a haystack fire, which is burning out under controlled conditions. There are no...23/09/2019 00:4724/09/2019 19:040
Bonfire spreads to farm building in AyleshamKent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a fire in Ratling Road, Aylesham. Four fire engines and around 16 firefighters are tackling the blaze which involves a large bonfire that has spread to a...22/09/2019 13:3722/09/2019 16:104
Vehicle fire spreads to house - Isle of GrainKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a vehicle alight on the driveway of a property in St James Close on the Isle of Grain. Two fire engines were initially dispatched to investigate,...21/09/2019 20:5922/09/2019 03:504
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