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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
NotificationKFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) in the Stockland Green Road area of Tunbridge Wells. For privacy concerns please contact us quoting reference number 536.06/04/2019 20:5607/04/2019 00:380
Crews rescue calf from river near Maidstone Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to South Street in Barming, near Maidstone, to rescue a calf stuck in a river. The animal rescue unit and a boat was sent to the scene. Crews managed to reach...11/04/2019 15:4611/04/2019 18:060
Van fire between J5 and J6 M25Kent Fire and Rescue Service were called to a van alight between junctions 5 and 6 of the M25 motorway. Crews wearing breathing apparatus and using a hose reel jet extinguished the fire. No one was...19/04/2019 13:4919/04/2019 14:200
NotificationKFRS has launched its drone in the Edenbridge area. For privacy queries contact us quoting 2612.25/04/2019 09:1525/04/2019 10:160
Dishwasher causes kitchen fire - Herne BayFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have dealt with a fire in a kitchen in Oyster Close, Herne Bay, caused by a dishwasher that caught alight. Crews used a high-pressure hose reel jet to...06/05/2019 13:3606/05/2019 14:050
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Dover area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 0543.06/05/2019 16:2006/05/2019 17:480
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone at Dungeness Power Station as part of a training exercise. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 0776.08/05/2019 11:0008/05/2019 11:220
Maidstone two car crashKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a two car crash on the London Road, Maidstone between Queens Road and Buckland Hill. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to release a woman who was...18/05/2019 16:3618/05/2019 17:510
Fire crews tackle fire on Dartford HeathKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire on Dartford Heath at 3.24pm. Four fire engines were sent and crews used flex packs and beaters to tackle two separate seats of fire, measuring around...20/05/2019 15:2420/05/2019 16:160
Fuel tanker fire on M25 clockwise on the approach to Clacket Lane UPDATE 6.45am Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets and foam to extinguish the blaze in the cab of a fuel tanker on the M25. Crews are continuing the cool the tanker,...21/05/2019 05:0521/05/2019 06:270
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