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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
Woman and child rescued from mud in Herne BayKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of two people stuck in mud near Central Parade in Herne Bay. Two fire engines and a water safety unit attended, and a woman and a child were led to...28/10/2020 16:1328/10/2020 16:532
Crash on A258 at East Langdon, DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a crash involving two cars on the A258 at East Langdon, Dover. Three fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic equipment to remove the...28/10/2020 11:4728/10/2020 13:123
Two-vehicle crash in Westerham Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Pilgrims Way in Westerham to a crash involving two vehicles. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to free one casualty...26/10/2020 21:2226/10/2020 22:212
Fire in a flat in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to High Street, Chatham, to reports of a fire in a flat. Four fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus put the fire out using a hose reel...24/10/2020 18:5124/10/2020 21:014
Candle causes fire in Gillingham homeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Shakespeare Road in Gillingham, to reports of a house fire. Two fire engines attended and crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish a bedroom door...24/10/2020 04:4124/10/2020 06:032
Out of control bonfire in FavershamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an out of control bonfire in a scrap yard off New Creek Road, Faversham. Two fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets to tackle...23/10/2020 03:3323/10/2020 05:422
Car fire in SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a car alight on the A2 London-bound, near Swanley. Two fire engines attended and crews wore breathing apparatus while using hose reel jets to...22/10/2020 21:5022/10/2020 22:272
Caravan fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a caravan fire on Green Street in Dartford. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to find the caravan well alight....22/10/2020 15:5622/10/2020 16:182
Kitchen fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire at a house in St Dunstan’s Terrace, Canterbury. One fire engine attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to...22/10/2020 13:5822/10/2020 14:151
Beach hut fire in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a beach hut alight off Marine Parade, in Tankerton, Whitstable. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used a hose reel jet to...22/10/2020 01:5022/10/2020 03:022
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