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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
Kitchen fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Napier Road, Gillingham to reports of a fire in a kitchen. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to put out the fire and used a positive...08/06/2020 17:2208/06/2020 20:372
Update: Vehicle fire in GreenhitheUpdate: 4:30pm Firefighting operations at the scene of a vehicle fire on St Clements Way in Greenhithe have now been completed. Crews have left the scene, and the road has now reopened....08/06/2020 11:0108/06/2020 12:362
UPDATE: Fire in flats in BirchingtonUpdate at 09:35 The fire, which was on the second and third floors or a three-storey block of flats, is now out, and crews are damping down any remaining hot spots. KFRS’ Volunteer Response Team...08/06/2020 07:2408/06/2020 13:536
People rescued from River Medway in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of two people stranded in a boat on the River Medway in Chatham. It’s believed one man fell into the water near Sun Pier and was thrown a life...07/06/2020 15:4507/06/2020 16:412
Single car crash - M2 FavershamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a car crash involving a single car between junction 6 and 5 of the M2. Three fire engines and the technical rescue team attended, and crews used...06/06/2020 19:4906/06/2020 21:453
Industrial oven fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire within a large industrial oven at commercial premises in Pearson Way, Dartford. Two fire engines attended and crews wore breathing apparatus...05/06/2020 12:3605/06/2020 13:192
Caravan fire in Boughton Moncheslea, MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an abandoned caravan on fire in Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone. Two fire engines attended the scene in Wierton Hill and firefighters wearing breathing...04/06/2020 21:3304/06/2020 21:582
Excavator alight in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an excavator alight at a power station site in Manor Way, Darford. Two fire engines attended and crews used hose reels jets and foam to extinguish the...04/06/2020 14:5104/06/2020 15:322
Woodland alight in East MallingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Sweets Lane in East Malling to reports of woodland and undergrowth alight, having spread from a vehicle fire. Three fire engines attended to find an area of...04/06/2020 07:0404/06/2020 09:593
Update: House fire in Borough GreenUpdate 12:20pm: Firefighting work is now complete at the scene of a house fire on Maidstone Road, Borough Green, near Sevenoaks. At the height of the fire, six fire engines and a height vehicle...03/06/2020 06:0003/06/2020 09:446
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