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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
Man and dog rescued from River Medway near LarkfieldKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a section of the River Medway near New Hythe Lane in Larkfield, to reports of a man and a dog in the water. The pug who was walking off the lead, jumped off...04/02/2020 16:4704/02/2020 17:103
Crews called to crash in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a person trapped after a road crash involving one vehicle in Hunton, Maidstone. Three fire engines attended the incident in Water Lane and...03/02/2020 13:3103/02/2020 14:493
Parrot and puppy rescued from kitchen fire in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to house in Seasalter, Whitstable, after a fire broke out in the kitchen. Two fire engines attended the home in Beaconsfields and crews wearing breathing...03/02/2020 11:3003/02/2020 12:070
Dog alerts owners to fire in Margate homeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a home in Canterbury Road, Margate, after a wheelie bin caught alight and spread to a house. Luckily, the family dog raised the alarm when smoke started...03/02/2020 03:2503/02/2020 03:362
Single car crash - RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving one car on Main Road, Chattenden, Rochester. When crews arrived they found two men in the car. Firefighters used hydraulic rescue...02/02/2020 03:5402/02/2020 04:323
Tumble dryer fire in Strood businessKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a tumble dryer on the ground floor of a property used as a hairdressing shop on the High Street, Strood. Wearing breathing apparatus, crews...30/01/2020 19:5130/01/2020 20:392
Male driver cut free from car following two car crash in SheernessKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving two cars on Minster Road, Minster on Sea in Sheerness. When crews arrived they found a man trapped by his injuries in one of the vehicles....30/01/2020 19:3430/01/2020 20:012
Crash involving a motorbike and lorry on SheppeyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash on Queenborough Road, Minster on Sea in Sheerness involving a motorbike and lorry. When crews arrived they were faced with a motorcyclist trapped...29/01/2020 17:2529/01/2020 18:262
Wood burner fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a home in Otteridge Road, Bearsted, after embers from a wood burner set fire to a pile of logs stored next to it. Two fire engines attended and crews...28/01/2020 12:2128/01/2020 13:072
Crews free casualty following M20 crash near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a crash involving two vehicles on the M20 coast-bound between junction 5 (Aylesford/A20) and junction 6 (Maidstone/A229). Two fire engines attended and crews...27/01/2020 06:5727/01/2020 07:542
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