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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
Bedroom fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Courtenay Road in Maidstone to reports of a house fire. Two fire engines attended, and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish...21/03/2020 05:0121/03/2020 06:122
Crews called to chimney fire in MeophamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a chimney fire in South Street, Meopham. Two fire engines attended and crews used a fog spike to extinguish the flames. No casualties were reported....18/03/2020 19:0418/03/2020 19:592
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Bedroom fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a bedroom fire at a house in Rowan Crescent, Dartford. Two fire engines attended and crews wore breathing apparatus while using hose reel jets to...15/03/2020 21:4315/03/2020 22:312
Flat fire in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a flat fire in Corporation Street, Rochester, where sadly a man died. Four fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel...15/03/2020 17:2915/03/2020 19:314
Horse box fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a horse box and trailer alight in Well Lane, Canterbury. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the flames with...12/03/2020 18:3612/03/2020 19:213
Person rescued from M20 crashKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving four vehicles on the coast-bound carriageway of the M20, between Junction 8 for Maidstone Services and Junction 9 for Ashford. Three...10/03/2020 21:2810/03/2020 22:223
House fire in DoverUpdate: 09:10 - Tuesday 10 March 2020 The fire is now out, and sadly a woman has been pronounced dead at the scene. An Urban Search and Rescue Team is in attendance to make the building safe...09/03/2020 19:4510/03/2020 16:546
Woman rescued from car crash near HeadcornKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a single car crash on Biddenden Road between Headcorn and Tenterden. On arrival crews found a women trapped by her injuries in her car that had ended up on...08/03/2020 00:2508/03/2020 01:053
Small bedroom fire in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a small fire in the back bedroom of a property in Cuxton Road, Rochester. All occupants of the property were accounted for. Crews extinguished a small fire....07/03/2020 17:0107/03/2020 17:282
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