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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
Crews tackling large bonfire in OffhamKent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a fire in Church Road, Offham and firefighters were on the scene within six minutes of receiving the 999 call. Fire crews are using a hose reel and...09/05/2017 18:46 1
Sheerness fridge fireKent Fire and Rescue Service attended a fire in a commercial property, comprising three floors and a basement in Trinity Road, Sheerness. When fire crews arrived, all staff had safely evacuated the...26/04/2017 11:1126/04/2017 11:291
Dog rescued from river in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to The Slade, Tonbridge at 12.42pm after an 11 year-old, German Shepherd dog got trapped in the river and was unable to climb out of the water. The...07/04/2017 12:4207/04/2017 13:031
Garden sheds and fencing destroyed in Sevenoaks fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a property in Pinewood Avenue in Sevenoaks to find two garden sheds and around 10 metres of fencing well alight. Crews used hose reel jets to extinguish the...10/04/2017 12:0710/04/2017 12:391
Grass fire near DealKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a grass fire on Telegraph Road near Deal. Crews tackled the blaze using flexi-packs and beaters. The cause of the blaze isn't known. Firefighters...10/04/2017 15:2110/04/2017 16:261
Woodland fire in LordswoodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in Lordswood Lane, Lordswood. Firefighters located the fire in tree branches and scrub and used fire buckets to extinguish it. They spent a further...28/03/2017 16:2828/03/2017 17:271
Rubbish alight in DoverFirefighters were called to reports of smoke seen in the area of Snargate Street, Dover. They discovered a large amount of rubbish had been left burning unattended at the rear of a building site....28/03/2017 15:3728/03/2017 17:261
Man assisted after car in riverFirefighters were called to Godinton Lane, Ashford after a car became submerged in river water following a single-vehicle crash. Crews used a thermal imaging camera to assist Police in locating the...27/03/2017 00:3327/03/2017 02:111
Fire in woodland near WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in Clowes Wood on Radfall Road, Whitstable. Crews along with a fogging unit tackled the deep seated fires that were contained to an area that measure...01/04/2017 08:2701/04/2017 09:341
Chimney fire in HersdenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a chimney fire in Sutton Road, Hersden. Crews were aided by a height vehicles to gain access to the chimney from above and used chimney gear to extinguish...01/04/2017 13:1201/04/2017 15:031
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