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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
Dishwasher causes kitchen fire - Herne BayFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have dealt with a fire in a kitchen in Oyster Close, Herne Bay, caused by a dishwasher that caught alight. Crews used a high-pressure hose reel jet to...06/05/2019 13:3606/05/2019 14:050
Tumble dryer sets shed alight - GillinghamA domestic tumble dryer has been destroyed by a fire which also severely damaged the garden shed where it was kept in Jefferson Drive, Gillingham. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled...04/05/2019 06:0704/05/2019 07:123
Fire in garden shed spreads to neighbouring conservatory - ChathamFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a high-pressure hose reel jet to extinguish a garden shed that had caught alight, with flames spreading to a neighbouring property's...03/05/2019 20:2903/05/2019 21:252
Man cut free from car following crash in Lydd Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Dungeness Road in Lydd near Romney Marsh to a crash involving two cars. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the...02/05/2019 19:3902/05/2019 20:172
Handbag catches fire on hob in DealKent Fire and Rescue Service was called a kitchen fire in Clifford Gardens, Deal. Two fire engines attended and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish a handbag...02/05/2019 16:1502/05/2019 16:292
Kitchen fire near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Chestnut Drive in Sturry, near Canterbury, to reports of a house fire. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished a...02/05/2019 00:0002/05/2019 00:422
Ember causes garden fire near AylesfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Bull Lane in Eccles, near Aylesford, after an ember escaped from wood burning in a brazier, setting fire to a shed, fence and some rubbish. Two fire engines...30/04/2019 18:5430/04/2019 19:192
Supermarket fire in UpchurchKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to The Street in Upchurch near Sittingbourne, to reports of a fire in a supermarket. Four fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used two...29/04/2019 22:0730/04/2019 00:484
Crews remove car windscreen to free woman after A2 crash near GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving one vehicle on its side on the A2 London-bound, at the Gravesend East junction. Three fire engines attended and crews worked to release...28/04/2019 04:2028/04/2019 04:463
Unattended candle starts fire in Maidstone homeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house in Old School Lane, Maidstone, to reports of bedroom fire caused by a candle. The occupier was cooking dinner when she started smelling smoke. After...27/04/2019 17:2327/04/2019 18:132
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