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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
Tumble dryer fire - EdenbridgeFire crews were called to reports of an overheated tumble dryer on the first floor of a block of flats on Wayside Drive, Edenbridge. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus were committed to the...07/12/2014 21:3707/12/2014 22:512
Family led to safety from smoke-filled propertyFirefighters were called to reports of smoke in a property in Mercer Close, Paddock Wood. Fire and rescue control operators gave advice over the phone to help keep the caller and other occupants...09/12/2014 00:2109/12/2014 01:462
Strike update 1pmFirefighters were called to a fire in a property in Folkestone Road, Dover at 11.36am. A woman, child and man were led to safety by firefighters. They were treated for slight smoke inhalation at the...09/12/2014 13:0009/12/2014 13:001
Strike update 4.30pmKFRS attended a fire in a rear garden in Lowfield Street, Dartford that involved a mobility scooter. The fire had spread and damaged a fence. (start time 13.01, incident stop message time 13.24. ...09/12/2014 13:3009/12/2014 16:300
Strike update - 6.30amIn addition to the house fire in Gravesend already detailed in an earlier update, firefighters have dealt overnight with the following incidents: a small chimney/fireplace overheating incident in...10/12/2014 06:3010/12/2014 06:300
The Fire Brigades Union strike action has now endedFBU Strike update 9am KFRS was called at 7.05am to reports of a lorry fire on section 3 of the A20, where they made the scene safe. Crews remain at the scene of a house fire in Gravesend where...10/12/2014 09:0010/12/2014 09:000
Strike underwayThe Fire Brigades Union strike has now started. KFRS are responding to 999 calls but with fewer resources. Please take extra care on the roads and do a quick check before you leave home this morning,...09/12/2014 09:0010/12/2014 09:000
House fire - GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a terraced private house in Empress Road, Gravesend at 12.45am on Wednesday 10 December 2014. Eleven calls were received by KFRS about...10/12/2014 00:4510/12/2014 11:394
Road crash Five Oak Green Firefighters were called to a road crash involving four cars on Colts Hill this lunchtime, which involved Kent Police closing the road. Crews stabilised one vehicle and assisted ambulance crews to...10/12/2014 11:5510/12/2014 13:102
Road crash rescue - MaidstoneA man believed to be in his 70s was cut free from the wreckage of his car following a collision with a heavy goods vehicle in Sutton Road, Maidstone. Firefighters stabilised the vehicle and made...10/12/2014 16:4410/12/2014 17:282
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