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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
Tumble dryer fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a tumble dryer fire in a property in Calder Road, Maidstone. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel...05/12/2019 09:0705/12/2019 09:382
Two car crash - Cranbrook near Tunbridge WellsFirefighters have responded to reports of a serious crash involving two vehicles on Gill Green, Cranbrook, near Tunbridge Wells. Three people have been taken to hospital after treatment by...04/12/2019 20:1804/12/2019 22:182
Caravan and large vehicle fire in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a caravan and large vehicle fire on Sheppey Way in Sittingbourne. Four fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to the static...02/12/2019 14:3602/12/2019 15:454
Crews respond to car fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to St Saviours Road in Maidstone to reports of a car alight, and it was discovered a man had sadly died at the scene. Two fire engines attended along with Kent...02/12/2019 04:13 2
Fire in domestic boiler room - Tunbridge WellsFirefighters were called to reports of smoke filling the boiler room of a domestic property in Darnley Drive, Tunbridge Wells. Upon investigation, crews discovered a small fire underneath the...01/12/2019 16:2001/12/2019 17:122
Fire in industrial storage container - Minster near RamsgateFirefighters were called to reports of a fire in an industrial storage container, believed to contain waste building materials and other waste. A plume of smoke was issuing from the container, so...01/12/2019 13:3701/12/2019 14:583
Man cut free following road crash - Farningham near DartfordFirefighters were called to assist paramedics dealing with a road crash involving a single vehicle that had left the road in Gorse Hill, Farningham, near Dartford. After stabilising the vehicle,...01/12/2019 00:2901/12/2019 01:233
Fire in mobile home - Kingswood near MaidstoneFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have dealt with a fire in a large mobile home in Kingswood near Maidstone. Crews tackled the blaze using a high-pressure hose reel jet, but unfortunately...30/11/2019 03:5230/11/2019 06:042
Crews tackle car fire in RainhamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a car fire that had begun to spread to a nearby garage in Harvesters Close, Rainham. Two fire engines attended and crews used a hose reel jet to...27/11/2019 23:1027/11/2019 23:392
Firefighters rescue drivers from flood water in near Tonbridge Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Coppings Road, Leigh in Tonbridge to reports of eight vehicles stranded in around 2ft of flood water. A water safety unit attended and crews worked to push...27/11/2019 07:1727/11/2019 08:400
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