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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
Crews called to bonfire in West MallingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an out of control bonfire in Fatherwell Avenue, West Malling. Two fire engines attended and firefighters used hose reel jets to extinguish the flames,...11/04/2020 20:5511/04/2020 21:352
Crews called to sinking bargeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a sinking barge at Fishermans Wharf, Sandwich. Two fire engines attended, as well as a water safety team, and crews used a submersible pump to remove as...11/04/2020 11:1611/04/2020 14:202
Sunlight through binoculars causes flat fire in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a flat in Risborough Lane, Folkestone, after it's believed a beam of sunlight set fire to curtains through a pair of binoculars. Three fire engines...06/04/2020 11:2906/04/2020 12:143
Kitchen fire in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a kitchen fire on York Avenue in Chatham. Two fire engines attended the incident and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel...05/04/2020 18:3705/04/2020 19:132
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service if flying its drone in the Bredhurst area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 32704/04/2020 22:2004/04/2020 23:250
Garden fire in LangleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a garden on Gullands in Langley. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to find a garden hedge, fence and shed well...04/04/2020 20:4804/04/2020 21:072
Pavilion fire in HersdenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a pavilion fire on The Avenue in Hersden, near Canterbury. At its height, four fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used main jets and water from a...04/04/2020 06:4704/04/2020 12:554
Person rescued from crash in DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a person trapped in a car following a crash near the junction of Ladywell and Maison Dieu Road, in Dover. Three fire engines attended and...31/03/2020 13:0031/03/2020 13:253
Bedroom fire in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a bedroom fire at a flat in Keating Close, Rochester. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to extinguish...31/03/2020 12:0731/03/2020 12:352
Storage unit fire in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a storage unit alight in Newington Road, Ramsgate. Three fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets and foam to extinguish the fire, which...31/03/2020 01:2631/03/2020 02:493
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