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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
Log burner sparks fire in SouthboroughFire crews in breathing apparatus used a hose reel to extinguish a fire in a living room. It is believed to have started by radiated heat from a log burning stove, which ignited timber stored around...16/11/2014 15:3016/11/2014 16:102
Car fire - M26 London-boundFire crews dealt with a car that was alight on the M26 London-bound this evening. Kent Police and the Highways Agency were also in attendance for traffic control.16/11/2014 17:4516/11/2014 18:202
Crews provide first aid to motorists - AldingtonFirefighters were called to reports that two people were trapped in a car in a ditch in marshland this evening. Both people were out of the vehicle when crews arrived but KFRS administered first aid...16/11/2014 19:1016/11/2014 19:250
Road crash rescue - Hildenborough near Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to free a man, believed to be about 18 years old from his car after it left the roadway and went into a ditch.17/11/2014 11:0017/11/2014 11:352
Road crash rescue - Bethersden near AshfordA man thought to be in his late 50s had to be cut free from his car after a crash in the early hours. The vehicle landed on its side after hitting a telegraph pole. The man was assessed and given...18/11/2014 00:3518/11/2014 01:202
Caravan fire - SwanleyFire crews were called to reports of a caravan fire. The blaze has destroyed the caravan and a man, thought to be in his fifties is suffering from burns and the effects of breathing in smoke. The man...18/11/2014 03:5018/11/2014 05:052
Industrial clothes dryer fire - River near DoverFire crews in breathing apparatus used a hose reel to extinguish a small fire in an industrial clothes dryer in a three-storey, detached property. A positive pressure ventilation fan was then used to...18/11/2014 11:0018/11/2014 11:302
Thatched roof fire - Wilmington near DartfordUpdate: 8.30am Fire crews successfully contained the blaze to the front section of the roof of the two-storey property, after fire broke out. The property was safely evacuated and there were no...18/11/2014 21:3518/11/2014 23:206
House fire - WaldersladeFirefighters in breathing apparatus used a hose reel to extinguish a fire in a two-storey house. The fire was located on the ground floor. They left the property around 6.15pm.20/11/2014 17:4020/11/2014 18:002
Chip pan fire - Herne BayFirefighters from Herne Bay and Whitstable were called to reports of a chip pan fire this evening. They arrived at the property within eight minutes of receiving the 999 call and found the resident,...20/11/2014 19:0520/11/2014 19:252
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