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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
Smoke filled basement in BroadstairsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the Parade, Broadstairs to reports of smoke in a basement area at 10.23am. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find smoke had travelled from the basement...15/12/2017 10:2315/12/2017 10:521
Tumble dryer fire - MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a tumble dryer fire in a utility room at a house on St Mildreds Road, Margate. Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus were deployed and used a hose reel to...16/12/2017 16:5016/12/2017 17:371
Folkestone fireA KFRS crew and one fire engine was called to a small explosion and fire in an outside electrical manhole in Sandgate Road, Folkestone. Crews used an extinguisher to put out fire in cable ducting....12/11/2017 11:1412/11/2017 13:151
Two car crash in Minster Road, SheernessFirefighters are dealing with a two car crash on a roundabout at the junction of Barton Hill Drive and Minster Road in Minster-on-Sea, Sheerness. They were on the scene within minutes of receiving...30/10/2017 17:3630/10/2017 18:031
St Mary's Bay controlled burningKFRS has received calls about controlled burning at the Rugby Clubs Campsite, Dymchurch Road, St Mary's Bay. This is a large bonfire on a demolition site and the fire service are aware of this...03/10/2017 19:0703/10/2017 19:221
WW2 devices detonated in Sevenoaks fieldLATEST: Kent Fire and Rescue Service worked alongside the Ministry of Defence Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team after they were called following the discovery of around 120 WW2 phosphorous...05/10/2017 12:3505/10/2017 15:241
Man rescued from mud - Littlestone near New RomneyFirefighters wearing drysuits and equipped with specialist rescue tools have reached and released a man who had become stuck in thick mud up to his waist off the seafront at Littlestone, near New...15/10/2017 15:0915/10/2017 15:551
Tortoises safe and shell after fire rescueKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to Faversham Road, Kennington at 8.23am to find that a heat lamp had sparked a fire in a vivarium, which was home to three tortoises. Fortunately...19/10/2017 08:2319/10/2017 08:381
Camper van fire St Mary in the MarshKFRS crews have been called to a camper van alight in St Mary’s Road, St Mary in the Marsh. Firefighters found the camper van well alight. They used a hose reel jet and compressed air foam to...14/09/2017 12:4814/09/2017 13:561
NotificationKFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle in Nelson Road, Northfleet. For privacy concerns contact us quoting reference 2106.23/08/2017 13:0023/08/2017 13:331
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