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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
Sundridge road crashFire crews were called to a road crash involving two cars this afternoon. They used hydraulic rescue equipment to release a woman, believed to be in her 50's from her vehicle. She was handed into...24/12/2014 16:1624/12/2014 16:422
Fire in Maidstone houseFirefighters were called to a property in Tonbridge Road, Maidstone this evening after the occupiers smelt burning. Crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire with a dry powder...24/12/2014 19:5724/12/2014 20:322
Four people rescued from Margate flat fireApproximately 20 firefighters were called to a building of three floors in Sweyn Road, Cliftonville, Margate in the early hours of this morning, to reports of thick smoke inside a property. One fire...25/12/2014 02:4125/12/2014 03:364
Kitchen fire - FolkestoneA man believed to be in his late 90s was treated by paramedics for the effects of breathing in smoke, following a fire caused by an item accidentally placed on a gas hob. Firefighters used a...25/12/2014 11:4625/12/2014 11:592
Three people rescued from road crash - MaidstoneFire crews rescued three people who had become trapped by their injuries following a crash involving two vehicles, one of which had hit a wall in Sutton Road, Maidstone. All three casualties, one...25/12/2014 22:1025/12/2014 23:112
House fire - DealFirefighters have given two people first aid for shock and the effects of breathing in smoke following a fire which started in an airing cupboard then spread to the first floor area of a property in...26/12/2014 15:1026/12/2014 16:023
Bin chute fire, NorthfleetCrews were called to Carl Ekman House, Tooley Street, Northfleet following a fire in the bin chute of the property. Though the fire had been supressed by the sprinkler system, crews searched for any...27/12/2014 23:3428/12/2014 00:203
Kitchen fire - Wingham near CanterburyFirefighters were called to a house fire in Staple Road, Wingham. The fire, located in the kitchen, was put out by crews using breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet. A positive ventilation fan was...28/12/2014 02:5428/12/2014 04:002
Canterbury flat fireFirefighters were called to a fire in a top floor flat this evening. They arrived at the property within three minutes of receiving the 999 call and crews wearing breathing apparatus forced entry...29/12/2014 18:0929/12/2014 19:162
Single Car Crash - HawkhurstKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a single car crash on Cranbrook Road. Crews arrived to find a woman in her 20s trapped in her car. Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to open the...30/12/2014 17:2530/12/2014 17:522
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