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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
Paraglider causes small fires after colliding with power cables near AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Church Road, Smeeth near Ashford to an incident where a paraglider had collided with overhead power cables on take-off. On arrival crews found the male...17/06/2017 15:0917/06/2017 16:471
Gillingham shed fireFirefighters were called to reports of a shed fire in Priestfield Road at 6.16am. It is believed the occupant had already started attempting to fight the blaze using a garden hose before fire crews...07/06/2017 06:1607/06/2017 06:431
Partial balcony collapse in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a partial balcony collapse on Augusta Road in Ramsgate. On arrival crews were faced with an iron balcony measuring 10ft by 2ft that had partially come away...18/06/2017 09:3918/06/2017 11:251
Derelict building fire HawkhurstKent Fire and Rescue Service’s emergency control centre received a 999 call close to 6.10pm, after smoke was seen billowing out of a ground floor window. Fire crews rushed to Rye Road, Hawkhurst...19/06/2017 18:0719/06/2017 19:331
Teen suffers burns in camp fire explosion - FolkestoneA thirteen-year-old boy has received burns following an explosion from an abandoned but still smoldering camp fire which is believed to have been used to dispose of butane cooking gas cylinders. The...04/06/2017 18:0504/06/2017 19:011
Large fire in Dover woodsFirefighters were called to a large fire in a wooded area in Whitfield, Dover. They were alerted just before 6.20pm when smoke was seen coming from the woods. Due to the difficult access, fire crews...11/05/2017 18:1911/05/2017 18:521
Firefighters tackle caravan fireFirefighters are tackling a caravan fire in Goldups Lane, Shottenden near Canterbury. The 999 call was received around 1.15pm and firefighters used a hose reel to put the fire out. They are currently...04/05/2017 13:1504/05/2017 13:471
Stacked logs fire - New Ash GreenFire crews were called to Red Hill Road, New Ash Green at 9.20pm, where they found an area of stacked logs alight in woodland. A hose reel and cold cutting firefighting equipment was used to put the...05/05/2017 21:2005/05/2017 22:471
Deal portacabin fireFire crews are responding to a blaze involving a portacabin in Western Road, Deal. They were alerted to the fire at 10.14pm and were quickly on the scene. They are using a hose reel jet to fight the...06/05/2017 22:1405/05/2017 23:211
Firefighters rescue pooch stuck in railingsFirefighters were called out to help a dog after its head became stuck in railings in Victoria Parade, Broadstairs. The King Charles Spaniel was apparently chasing a cat, not a pigeon when she...06/05/2017 13:4306/05/2017 14:071
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