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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
A229 closed due to crashThe Thanet Way (A299) is currently closed in both directions between junctions 5 and 6 while emergency services deal with a serious collision. Motorists are advised to use alternative routes. 09/10/2017 21:55 3
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched a drone in the area of The Strand, Lower Gillingham, as part of a training exercise. For privacy concerns please contact us.26/10/2017 13:00 0
Chartham Hatch industrial unit fireUPDATE 7.20am (Friday 3 November) Kent Fire and Rescue Service remain at the scene of a fire at a log processing yard in Howfield Lane, Chartham Hatch. Around 20 firefighters, four fire engines and...02/11/2017 20:51 4
Notification KFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle on Crete hall road, Gravesend. For privacy concerns contact us quoting reference training Crete Hall.08/11/2017 12:20 0
Fire in hotel chimney - LamberhurstThree fire engines plus a bulk water carrier and height vehicle are being used to extinguish a chimney fire at a hotel and pub in Lamberhurst near Tunbridge Wells. Firefighters are using...19/11/2017 14:16 3
Car crash in Maidstone Firefighters were called to a crash involving 5 vehicles. Crews gained access to one of the cars to release one casualty, who was led to safety and passed into the care of SECAmb.29/11/2017 19:07 2
House fire in Herne BayFirefighters were called to a house fire in Forgefields, Herne Bay. Three fire engines attended and crews tackled the fire using hose reel jets, main jets and a positive pressure ventilation fan....30/11/2017 00:01 3
Caravan fire near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service has been called to a caravan and outbuilding fire in Meadow Walk, Sandling near Maidstone. Crews arrived to fire both the caravan and an out building well alight. Using...06/12/2017 13:02 2
Man rescued from river in GillinghamKFRS crews have rescued a man in his 70s who had fallen into the river close to The Strand, Gillingham. He was up to his chest in the water, and firefighters rescued him from the water and placed...08/12/2017 15:37 2
Road traffic crash in DoverFirefighters assisted at the scene of a serious crash on the A258 near Dover. Kent Police, SECAmb and an air ambulance also attended.09/12/2017 00:17 5
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