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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
Large outbuilding fire in MaidstoneUpdate: 15:50pm Firefighting operations at the scene of a barn fire on Upper Fant Road in Maidstone have now been completed. Crews have left the scene and duty of care has been handed back to the...15/09/2019 00:0115/09/2019 15:504
Man freed following car crash in UpchurchKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road traffic collision involving two cars on Oak Lane in Upchurch. Three fire engines were in attendance and crews arrived to one male casualty trapped...14/09/2019 21:2814/09/2019 22:433
Commercial building fire in MaidstoneUpdate: 6:30pm All firefighting operations at the scene of a building fire on Gravelly Bottom Road in Maidstone have now been completed, and crews have left the site. Earlier advice to keep windows...14/09/2019 02:2314/09/2019 17:124
Garage fire in Herne BayKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a garage fire on Mortimer Street in Herne Bay. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel...13/09/2019 20:2213/09/2019 21:583
Bedroom fire in Gravesend homeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Napier Road in Northfleet, Gravesend, to reports of a house fire. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to...12/09/2019 10:4712/09/2019 11:173
Commercial property fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a commercial property fire near Park Street in Ashford. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to a fire located in a room at the rear...11/09/2019 14:1411/09/2019 15:363
Child rescued after being hit by train - BroadstairsFirefighters were called by officers from British Transport Police to reports of a child being hit by a train at Broadstairs train station in Lloyd Road, Broadstairs. Crews worked closely with...10/09/2019 18:2710/09/2019 18:563
Fire in flats and commercial property near SheernessKent Fire and Rescue Service has been responding to a fire in a two storey property comprising a restaurant and flats overnight. At the height of the fire, five fire engines and a height vehicle were...08/09/2019 03:0008/09/2019 10:265
Out of control bonfire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Harcourt Drive in Canterbury after a bonfire in the back garden of a home, became out of control, spreading to nearby bins, a hedge and a car. One fire...07/09/2019 15:2507/09/2019 15:491
Caravan fire near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Maidstone Road in Sutton Valence, near Maidstone, to reports of a caravan alight in the middle of the road. Two fire engines attended and crews used two...06/09/2019 20:3406/09/2019 20:592
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