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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
Chip pan fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a chip pan fire in Rainham Road, Gillingham. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus put out the flames. A high...18/12/2019 13:5218/12/2019 14:522
Crews called to suspected gas leak in QueenboroughUpdate: 7pm People living and working in the Queenborough area no longer need to keep doors and windows closed. Residents have been able to return to their homes and the road reopened. Kent Fire...16/12/2019 14:5816/12/2019 17:442
Fire crews respond to barn fire in MardenUpdate: 12:45pm Firefighting operations at the scene of a barn fire in Marden have now been completed and the site has been handed back to the landowner. One fire engine remained at the scene...15/12/2019 21:2616/12/2019 12:126
Teenager praised for raising alarm to Ashford house fireA sixteen year-old boy banged on his neighbours door to raise the alarm, after fire broke out in their garage in Myrtle Green at around 4.30am. The boy, who was playing on his PlayStation heard...15/12/2019 04:2415/12/2019 06:383
Industrial dryer fire in GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service’s Emergency Control Centre was alerted to a fire in an industrial dryer in Mark Lane, Gravesend by on-site staff. The building had been evacuated when fire crews arrived...14/12/2019 19:4614/12/2019 20:462
Man led to safety after Ashford fireFirefighters in breathing apparatus led a man to safety from his heavily smoke logged home in The Limes, Ashford, after a neighbour was burning waste paper in a metal bin. The fire accidentally...14/12/2019 11:2914/12/2019 12:223
Fire crews respond to Maidstone road crashKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) attended a road crash on Linton Hill, Maidstone involving two vehicles, one of which was towing a horse box. Fire crews were called at 5.30pm and used rescue...13/12/2019 17:2913/12/2019 18:454
Update: Caravan fire in SheernessUpdate: The earlier advice to close doors and windows has been lifted and the fire is now out. There were no reported casualties and the cause is not known. .............. Kent Fire and...13/12/2019 12:4813/12/2019 14:182
Garage fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a garage fire on Commodore Road in Maidstone. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to a domestic garage containing...11/12/2019 15:2111/12/2019 17:263
Domestic property fire in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a domestic property fire on Saint Pauls Close in Tonbridge. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and firefighters arrived to smoke issuing and a large...10/12/2019 09:5610/12/2019 11:553
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