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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
Fire at dance school - Sutton ValenceKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire at a business estate on Maidstone Road. On arrival crews found a large single storey building (50m x 100m) well alight. The building is used as a...29/11/2014 21:0129/11/2014 22:424
Road crash between a car and a car with a horse trailer - A21 near LamberhurstKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road crash involving two cars - one was towing a horse trailer on the A21 near Lamberhurst. No people or animals were trapped, but crews assisted...30/11/2014 11:1930/11/2014 12:282
Fire in flat - MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a third floor flat in York Road. Crews used breathing apparatus and hose reel jet to tackle the blaze. Firefighters also used a PPV to ventilate...30/11/2014 16:5430/11/2014 17:152
Tumble dryer Fire - LarkfieldKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to tumble dryer fire at a property on Keats Road. On arrival crews discovered a tumble dryer well alight in the utility room of the house. Firefighters used...01/12/2014 11:0601/12/2014 11:262
RTC on A299Crews were called to an RTC near Brookdene Farm on the A299 involving three vehicles. Firefighters released one man who was trapped into the care of the ambulance service. They remained to make the...02/12/2014 07:3202/12/2014 08:312
Multiple vehicle collision closes M2 until 0600 on 03/12/14Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a multiple vehicle road crash including an HGV on the M2 between junctions 6 and 7 at Brenley Corner (Faversham / Boughton under Blean). No people were...02/12/2014 18:1802/12/2014 19:052
Road crash rescue - Chilham near CanterburyFire crews were called to a crash on New Forest Lane, Chilham near Canterbury. Two casualties were trapped in their vehicles, requiring use of hydraulic rescue equipment and a third person was also...02/12/2014 22:0102/12/2014 23:252
Man rescued from flood waterFire crews used a winch to release a man who was trapped in his van in approximately half a metre of flood water.03/12/2014 14:5503/12/2014 15:281
House fire - RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in Maidstone Road. Crews used breathing apparatus, main jet, hose reel jet and height vehicle to tackle the fire in the roof space of a...04/12/2014 12:2004/12/2014 16:384
Car and lorry crash on A249 - SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road crash between a car and a lorry on the A249 near Bobbing. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to help release a trapped man. The man was placed in...04/12/2014 16:3704/12/2014 16:521
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