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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
Single car crash on A256 at EastryKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a single car crash on the A256 at Eastry near Sandwich. Crews worked with other emergency services including SECAmb and Kent Police. Firefighters...17/08/2019 00:0617/08/2019 01:543
Single car crash on M25 near CheveningKent Fire and Rescue Service together with colleagues from other emergency services were called to a single car crash on the M25 at junction 5 (Chevening). Firefighters used hydraulic cutting gear to...16/08/2019 15:2616/08/2019 17:563
Tree fire spreads to fence and outbuilding in GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a large tree alight on Dickens Road in Gravesham. Two fire engines rushed to the scene and on arrival crews found the fire spreading rapidly...16/08/2019 10:0116/08/2019 10:472
Three vehicle crash on the A2Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the scene of a road traffic collision involving three vehicles on the A2 London-bound. Three fire engines were in attendance and crews at the scene used...15/08/2019 09:0815/08/2019 10:533
Domestic property fire in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a domestic property fire on Meridian Close in Ramsgate. Two fire engines were in attendance and crews arrived to fire and smoke coming from the...14/08/2019 12:1814/08/2019 13:292
Derelict building fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue was called to a fire in Samuel Peto Way at 7.42pm to reports of a fire in an abandoned building, after smoke was seen coming from the windows. Two fire engines were sent to...13/08/2019 19:4213/08/2019 19:582
Fire in a back gardenFire crews responded to an out of control bonfire in a garden in Ashford Road, Canterbury at 5.17pm. The fire also spread to a pile of dry grass and wood in a neighbouring garden. Firefighters used a...13/08/2019 17:1713/08/2019 18:023
Derelict building fire in FolkestoneUpdate: 9am - Tuesday 13 August The derelict building fire in Folkestone is now out. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used main jets and hose reel jets to tackle the blaze, which had spread to...12/08/2019 20:3812/08/2019 23:578
Mobile home alight in StroodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a mobile home alight on Knight Road in Strood. Three fire engines were in attendance and crews used a main jet to extinguish the blaze. No casualties were...12/08/2019 01:0812/08/2019 01:493
Barn fire in Ash Update: Wednesday 14 August Firefighting operations at the scene of a barn fire in Ash have been completed and the fire is now out. Crews remained at the scene overnight, using hose reel jets to...11/08/2019 11:1014/08/2019 11:504
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