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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
Weather related incidents in Kent and MedwayThis post will provide a summary of notable incidents attended by Kent Fire and Rescue Service during Storm Dennis. The list will be updated when necessary. 16 February 09:19am – Crews...15/02/2020 17:29 0
Hot ash starts fire in StaplehurstKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a property on Five Oak Lane in Staplehurst. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to smoke issuing from the...14/02/2020 14:3414/02/2020 15:562
Fire in commercial kitchen - Chestfield near WhitstableFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have tackled a fire in the kitchen of a restaurant on the old Thanet Way, Chestfield near Whitstable. Crews used a high-pressure hose to tackle the flames...13/02/2020 19:4813/02/2020 20:202
House fire in Faversham Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in Luton Road, Faversham. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire, which began in the...12/02/2020 11:1312/02/2020 14:023
Cooking oil fire at take away food seller - RainhamFirefighters were called to reports of a fire in a deep fat fryer at a take away food seller in High Street, Rainham. Crews used a dry powder extinguisher to put the flames out. There are no...11/02/2020 20:1011/02/2020 21:062
Van fire near Harbledown, CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a van alight on the A2, near Harbledown, Canterbury. The vehicle had broken down on the London-bound carriageway when it caught fire. Two fire...11/02/2020 06:3811/02/2020 07:222
Two people rescued from flood water in IwadeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a vehicle containing two people stranded in flood water on Raspberry Hill Lane in Iwade. Two fire engines and a water safety unit were sent to...10/02/2020 13:2910/02/2020 13:522
UPDATED 8PM: Weather-related incidents - across Kent and MedwayThis post will provide a summary of all incidents attended by Kent Fire and Rescue Service during Storm Ciara. The list will be updated throughout the day. 8PM UPDATE: 6.49pm - Sychem Place,...09/02/2020 08:30 0
Road crash - LyddFirefighters were called to reports of a road crash in Lydd High Street. Upon arrival they found a woman trapped in her vehicle and set about releasing her, working closely with paramedics. Kent...08/02/2020 13:0408/02/2020 13:362
Kitchen fire - CanterburyFirefighters in breathing apparatus tackled an oil cooking fire in the kitchen of a flat in Parham Road, Canterbury. Crews extinguished the blaze using a high-pressure hose reel and a covering...08/02/2020 12:4908/02/2020 13:202
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