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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
Flat fire in SevenoaksFirefighters were called to a fire at a flat in The Acorns, Sevenoaks. One elderly resident was given oxygen therapy and passed in to the care of SECAmb, after breathing in smoke. The fire, which...11/11/2018 09:2011/11/2018 09:371
Woman suffers burns following chip pan fire in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to a property in Westfield Road, Margate shortly before 4pm. Firefighters were on the scene within minutes of KFRS’s Emergency Control Centre...22/12/2018 15:4822/12/2018 16:361
Larkfield oven fireKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to Marlowe Road, Larkfield at 5.23pm to reports of smoke seen around an oven. When firefighters arrived, they found that the 999 call had been made...05/04/2019 17:2305/04/2019 17:381
100 tonnes of hay on fire near RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving approximately 100 tonnes of baled hay in New Court Road, Burham, near Rochester. One fire engine was sent to the scene and the fire was...12/04/2019 14:0212/04/2019 19:381
Two car crash in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two-car crash in Marine Gardens, Margate. One fire engine attended and all occupants were out of the vehicles. Two casualties were given first aid by fire...11/05/2019 07:0811/05/2019 07:381
Gas barbecue fuel cylinder catches light - AshfordFirefighters have issued safety advice and fitted smoke alarms following reports that a gas barbecue's fuel cylinder caught alight while situated close to a single-storey property in Mill Hill,...01/09/2018 15:5701/09/2018 16:131
Grass fire in ChathamFirefighters were called to grassland behind a primary school in Symons Avenue, Chatham where around 50 square metres of grass was alight. Using hose reel jets and beater, crews managed to contain...05/08/2018 15:2805/08/2018 15:541
Shed fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a shed fire at a property in Langlands Drive, Dartford. The shed fire also caught nearby trees alight. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze....05/08/2018 14:3005/08/2018 15:031
Road closure following lorry fireChurch Lane in East Peckham, Tonbridge is to be closed for an hour or so following a lorry fire. One fire engine attended and crews used a fog spike to extinguish the fire on the underside of the...02/07/2018 09:3402/07/2018 10:291
Update: Dunton Green residents urged to closed windows and doorsUpdate at 11.10am: The earlier request for properties near Station Road, Dunton Green to keep windows and doors closed, has now been lifted. The fire is now out and there were no reported...06/07/2018 09:2806/07/2018 11:101
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