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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
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched a drone at Herne Bay seafront to assist Kent Police. For privacy concerns contact us quoting 2276. 21/05/2018 02:0821/05/2018 02:471
Flooding near SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service crews are dealing with flooding in Pett Road, Stockbury Valley, Sittingbourne. The road is flooded and there are several people stranded inside broken down vehicles....29/05/2018 11:53 1
Disused boat pontoons set alight in boat yard - Queenborough, Isle of SheppeyFire crews were called to reports of smoke and flames issuing from around two tonnes of disused wooden boat pontoon platforms at a boat yard in Queenborough on the Isle of Sheppey. Firefighters...23/05/2018 22:5924/05/2018 00:351
Sellindge chimney fireKFRS crews were called to a chimney fire in Gibbons Brook, Sellindge. Firefighters used chimney gear and a thermal imaging camera to deal with the fire, and remained to make the area safe and assist...10/01/2018 21:3710/01/2018 23:101
Firefighters assist resident on house boat in HooKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to assist a resident who woke to find herself knee deep in water on her house boat sometime 3.40am. Firefighters used a light portable pump to remove the...20/12/2017 03:3920/12/2017 06:511
Pembury chimney fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a chimney fire in Henwood Green Road, Pembury at 11.17pm. The fire was caused by a large build up of nesting material above the register plate in the hearth....26/01/2018 23:1727/01/2018 00:311
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
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