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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
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
Chimney fire - ChestfieldKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a chimney fire at a bungalow in Old Fold. Crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire in the chimney breast. Crews used a PPV...04/12/2014 17:0604/12/2014 18:372
Road crash involving a car - BiddendenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road crash on High Halden Road involving a car that was on its side and a female was trapped. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the roof of...04/12/2014 17:4904/12/2014 18:402
Road crash rescue - M20 coastboundA woman has been rescued by fire crews following a road crash involving a single vehicle that left the carriageway on the M20 coast bound between junctions 3 and 4. Firefighters stabilised the...06/12/2014 10:1506/12/2014 10:522
Road crash rescue - SittingbourneA man believed to be in his early 20s was cut free from a car that collided with a van in Hawthorn Road, Sittingbourne. Firefighters stabilised the vehicle before creating space using hydraulic...06/12/2014 13:1006/12/2014 14:202
Chip pan fire - DoverFire crews used a fire blanket to make sure an unattended chip pan that had caught fire was fully extinguished, then cleared smoke from a property in Herbert Street, Dover, using a positive pressure...06/12/2014 16:1406/12/2014 16:352
Road crash rescue - RochesterA man was rescued by firefighters using hydraulic cutting equipment following a collision between two vehicles on Watling Street, Rochester. Crews stabilised the vehicles before creating space for...06/12/2014 17:1906/12/2014 17:592
Kitchen fire - South DarenthA resident of a property on Holmsdale Hill, South Darenth called 999 following a failed attempt to extinguish a chip pan which had caught fire. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire...06/12/2014 18:1206/12/2014 18:302
Road crash rescue - Wye near Ashford0945 update from Kent Police: Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witness to a fatal road traffic collision. Kent Police was called at 2.16am on Sunday 7...07/12/2014 02:2207/12/2014 03:262
Motorcycle crash - A299Firefighters were called to the scene of a collision between a car and a motorcycle on the A299 Thanet Way coast bound. Crews administered first aid and made the scene safe before handing over to...07/12/2014 12:1407/12/2014 12:501
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