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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
Bonfire spreads to bungalowAshford firefighters are warning residents about the risks of leaving bonfires unattended, following a callout to Ashford where a fire spread to a house. Crews were called to reports of a fence...20/03/2018 15:0720/03/2018 15:361
Dover chimney fireFirefighters attended a chimney fire in Clarendon Street, Dover, shortly after 7pm. The fire is believed to have started accidentally due to a large amount of wood being burnt in an open fire. Fire...04/12/2017 19:0604/12/2017 20:031
Hothfield chimney fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a chimney fire in Hothfield at 8.32pm. One fire engine was sent and fire crews used a hose reel and chimney gear to fight the fire, which was extinguished by...04/12/2017 20:3204/12/2017 21:281
M2 diesel spill between Juction 2 and 3Kent Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to a large diesel spill on the M2 between junction 2 (Rocheter/West Malling A228) and junction 3 (Maidstone/Chatham A229) after a HGV crash. The road has...06/12/2017 04:3806/12/2017 05:001
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
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