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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
Grill pan fire - Kennington near AshfordFire crews were called after a working smoke alarm alerted residents to the fact that their grill pan had been accidentally left on, setting the fat In the tray alight. A fire blanket was used to...20/11/2014 19:4520/11/2014 19:551
Log burner fire - CranbrookCrews in breathing apparatus used a hose reel to tackle a fire in a ground floor living room. No one was injured.20/11/2014 19:0520/11/2014 20:102
Man rescued from house fire - ChathamCrews were alerted to smoke inside a property at Boundary Road, Chatham. On arrival firefighters rescued a man from the heavily smoke logged house. Ambulance crews treated him for smoke inhalation....23/11/2014 02:1023/11/2014 03:102
House fire - TonbridgeCrews were called to a house fire in Copper Beech View, Tonbridge where the lid of a warming cabinet had caught fire. The cabinet had been accidentally turned on and overnight the wooden lid had...23/11/2014 09:0023/11/2014 09:302
Road crash rescue - Upper HallingCrews were called to release a woman from a car that overturned on a private drive in Pilgrims Road, Upper Halling. The casualty, who had been unable to get out of the car, was released by...23/11/2014 11:5023/11/2014 12:152
Road crash rescue - FolkestoneFirefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the doors of a vehicle to free a man who was trapped inside, following a two vehicle crash. He was placed on a spinal longboard and handed into...24/11/2014 08:1524/11/2014 08:400
Fire in flat - RamsgateCrews were called to reports of a smoke detector which had raised the alarm to a fire in a flat in Finsbury Road, Ramsgate. Firefighters rescued an elderly lady who was suffering from smoke...24/11/2014 22:2524/11/2014 23:352
Road crash rescue - HytheFirefighters were called at 06:10am to a report of a collision between a car and a lorry on the A20 Ashford Road in Hythe. The road is currently closed while emergency services deal with the...25/11/2014 06:1025/11/2014 07:452
Road crash rescue - TenterdenFire crews stabilised the car, prior to using hydraulic cutting equipment to free an elderly man who was trapped in his car. He was given first aid at the scene by paramedics.25/11/2014 08:5025/11/2014 09:300
House fire - SittingbourneUpdate 2pm The roof of the bungalow was severely damaged by fire and the rest of the property by heat and smoke. Three dogs and a cat were rescued by firefighters and crews remained at the scene...25/11/2014 10:4525/11/2014 12:503
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