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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
Bus fire in AshfordFirefighters were called to a fire involving a single-decker bus in Fougeres Way, Ashford. One fire engine is on the scene, and crews in breathing apparatus put out the blaze using a hose reel jet....28/09/2018 10:1428/09/2018 10:421
Gas bottle explosion - Addington near West MallingThree people have been treated by paramedics for injuries including shock and minor burns following the suspected explosion of a blowtorch gas bottle in a property in Clearway, Addington, near West...28/10/2018 11:4728/10/2018 12:511
Bonfire out of control in CanterburyFirefighters are urging people to take care when having bonfires and to make sure they are an appropriate size for the premises, following a near miss last night. Kent Fire and Rescue Service was...02/11/2018 21:4102/11/2018 21:591
Car gas explosion in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a car fire following a gas explosion inside the vehicle in Mill Way, Sittingbourne. One fire engine attended, and upon arrival there was no one inside the...03/11/2018 19:5903/11/2018 20:561
Flat fire in SevenoaksFirefighters were called to a fire at a flat in The Acorns, Sevenoaks. One elderly resident was given oxygen therapy and passed in to the care of SECAmb, after breathing in smoke. The fire, which...11/11/2018 09:2011/11/2018 09:371
Woman suffers burns following chip pan fire in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to a property in Westfield Road, Margate shortly before 4pm. Firefighters were on the scene within minutes of KFRS’s Emergency Control Centre...22/12/2018 15:4822/12/2018 16:361
Larkfield oven fireKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to Marlowe Road, Larkfield at 5.23pm to reports of smoke seen around an oven. When firefighters arrived, they found that the 999 call had been made...05/04/2019 17:2305/04/2019 17:381
100 tonnes of hay on fire near RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving approximately 100 tonnes of baled hay in New Court Road, Burham, near Rochester. One fire engine was sent to the scene and the fire was...12/04/2019 14:0212/04/2019 19:381
Two car crash in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two-car crash in Marine Gardens, Margate. One fire engine attended and all occupants were out of the vehicles. Two casualties were given first aid by fire...11/05/2019 07:0811/05/2019 07:381
Gas barbecue fuel cylinder catches light - AshfordFirefighters have issued safety advice and fitted smoke alarms following reports that a gas barbecue's fuel cylinder caught alight while situated close to a single-storey property in Mill Hill,...01/09/2018 15:5701/09/2018 16:131
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