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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
Grass fire in ChathamFirefighters were called to grassland behind a primary school in Symons Avenue, Chatham where around 50 square metres of grass was alight. Using hose reel jets and beater, crews managed to contain...05/08/2018 15:2805/08/2018 15:541
Shed fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a shed fire at a property in Langlands Drive, Dartford. The shed fire also caught nearby trees alight. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze....05/08/2018 14:3005/08/2018 15:031
Road closure following lorry fireChurch Lane in East Peckham, Tonbridge is to be closed for an hour or so following a lorry fire. One fire engine attended and crews used a fog spike to extinguish the fire on the underside of the...02/07/2018 09:3402/07/2018 10:291
Update: Dunton Green residents urged to closed windows and doorsUpdate at 11.10am: The earlier request for properties near Station Road, Dunton Green to keep windows and doors closed, has now been lifted. The fire is now out and there were no reported...06/07/2018 09:2806/07/2018 11:101
Hay bales alight at farm near DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service is monitoring a fire at Speedgate Farm in Fawkham, Longfield, where around 100 hay bales are alight. The fire, which doesn't pose a hazard to the surrounding area,...26/03/2018 19:0727/03/2018 19:061
Firefighters attend chimney fire in TenterdenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the chimney of a three storey property on Ashford Road, St Michaels in Tenterden. Firefighters used chimney gear to extinguish the fire. The crew...28/03/2018 14:3128/03/2018 15:211
Crews rescue man from pond islandFirefighters were called to a garden in Biddenden Road, Headcorn to rescue a man who became stranded on an island in a large pond, after falling from a rowing boat into the water. Two firefighters...27/04/2018 09:3327/04/2018 10:101
Car collides with house in CanterburyFirefighters were called to an incident involving a car that had collided with a house in Zealand Road, Canterbury. Fire crews helped to make the scene safe and both SECAmb and Kent Police were also...30/04/2018 11:3030/04/2018 11:451
Cars pulled out of flood water in DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called after two people became stranded in separate cars which had broken down in knee high flood water in Minnis Lane, River, Dover. There was also a fallen tree...30/04/2018 11:2730/04/2018 12:491
Man rescued from River Medway, ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a man in the River Medway in Dock Road, Chatham shortly after 5.30pm. Firefighters were quickly on the scene and found the man, thought to...04/05/2018 17:3204/05/2018 17:521
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