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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
Fire in wheelie bins spread to shop windowFirefighters attended a fire that destroyed four wheelie bins at the rear of a property in Brockman Road, Folkestone. The fire spread to two window of a nearby property used as a hairdressers. Crews...20/07/2015 06:3520/07/2015 06:550
Firefighters tackle grass verge fire in SwanleyCrews are currently damping down motorway verge that is alight in Lynden Way, Swanley. Motorists should be aware that there may be light smoke blowing across all carriages of the A2.21/07/2015 16:1021/07/2015 16:300
Tent fire in SelsteadKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Canterbury Road, Selstead to reports of a man suffering burns following a fire in a tent. The man, in his late 30's is thought to have suffered burns to...25/07/2015 23:1625/07/2015 23:470
Fire crews called to derelict building fire in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire on the fourth floor of a derelict building in the High Street. Crews in breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to put small rubbish fire out. 31/07/2015 14:2031/07/2015 14:570
Gas leak CanterburyKFRS was called to a gas leak in a property in St Peters Grove, Canterbury. Following an RTC a car had crashed into the house and there was a smell of gas. An evacuation of nearby properties took...31/07/2015 13:0231/07/2015 13:070
Six car crash - M2Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road traffic crash involving six cars on the M2 between junctions 4 and 5 coast bound. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to free a woman in her...08/08/2015 11:3008/08/2015 12:250
Petrol tanker fire - M25Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called along with Surrey Fire and Rescue to a petrol tanker well alight on the clacket lane services slip road. Crews used hose reel jets and breathing apparatus to...08/08/2015 15:2208/08/2015 17:160
Dustcart fire - HytheKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a dustcart fire on Albert Road, Hythe. Approximately 1/4 tonne of rubbish was alight. Crews used cold cut firefighting system and fogspike to tackle the...08/08/2015 15:3708/08/2015 16:250
Barn fire - CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service are currently in attendance at a large barn fire on Cooting Lane, Addisham. The barn which contained 100 bales of hay was well alight at the time of arrival. Crews are...08/08/2015 16:0508/08/2015 00:000
House fire - RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire on Columbine Road, Rochester. Crews used breathing apparatus and hose reel to tackle the fire which had spread from the garden to the house. In the...09/08/2015 14:4009/08/2015 17:070
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