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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
Sheds destroyed by fire - Herne BayFirefighters were called to reports of a large fire in the garden of a property in Pier Avenue, Herne Bay. Upon arrival, they discovered two sheds well alight and donned breathing apparatus to set...01/09/2019 01:1601/09/2019 02:002
Fire in factory yard - SittingbourneFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled a blaze in the yard of a factory on the Eurolink industrial estate in Sittingbourne. Crews used a pair of main jets and two high-pressure hose reel...31/08/2019 19:5831/08/2019 20:494
Man rescued from crane tower - FolkestoneA man has been led to safety by firefighters operating a height vehicle as a rescue platform in Dover Street, Folkestone. The man was rescued from a tower crane after a discussion with Kent...31/08/2019 06:3731/08/2019 12:432
Garden shed and fencing destroyed by fire - SwanscombeA garden shed in Ames Road, Swanscombe, was destroyed by fire, along with around six metres of fencing and a large conifer tree. A further 10 metres of fencing was damaged along with some garden...30/08/2019 20:0530/08/2019 20:463
Woman rescued after two-car crash - Aylesham near CanterburyFirefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to create space allowing paramedics to assess the condition of a woman who was trapped in her vehicle following a two-car crash in Sunshine Corner Avenue,...30/08/2019 18:1330/08/2019 19:112
Boat fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a small boat fire on the River Medway in Maidstone. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used compressed air foam and hose reel jets to...29/08/2019 23:3830/08/2019 00:093
125 tonnes of hay alight near the A2070 in Romney MarshKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to approximately 125 tonnes of hay alight in a field near the A2070, close to Brenzett Green and Brenzett Roundabout in Romney Marsh. At its height, two fire...29/08/2019 20:31 2
Haystack fire near A2070 in AshfordUPDATE: 15:45pm Friday 30 August Crews are making steady progress in extinguishing the hay bale fire in Snave, Ashford. Crews have been using a hose reel jet and two main jets to tackle the fire....29/08/2019 20:26 4
Haystack fire in FavershamUPDATE: 17:00pm Thursday 29 August One fire engine remains at the scene of a haystack fire in Badlesmere in Faversham. Crews are making steady progress in extinguishing any remaining hot spots...28/08/2019 13:0429/08/2019 19:312
Shed fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a shed fire on Old Dover Road in Canterbury. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to a shed and adjoining fence well alight....28/08/2019 05:5528/08/2019 06:122
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