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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
Car crash in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a single-car crash on Darwin Road in Canterbury. Three fire engines were sent to the scene, and crews used hydraulic spreaders and cutters to...25/11/2020 15:3425/11/2020 16:153
Outbuilding fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in an outbuilding on The Street in Patrixbourne, Canterbury. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and the building was well alight on arrival....25/11/2020 06:0625/11/2020 06:242
Crash on M20 between Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving a van and heavy goods vehicle on the London-bound M20 between junctions 9 and 8. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to free a casualty...25/11/2020 02:3925/11/2020 03:513
Car fire in Hartley, LongfieldKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a car alight on a driveway in Dickens Close, in Hartley, Longfield. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose...23/11/2020 00:1823/11/2020 00:402
Chimney fire in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Burley Road, Sittingbourne to a chimney fire. Crews used chimney kit, buckets, hose reel jets as well as the height vehicle to access and put out the fire....22/11/2020 08:5822/11/2020 11:302
Crews extinguish small fire in utility cupboard in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving an outside utility cupboard by flats in Devonshire Gardens, Cliftonville near Margate. On arrival crews found a small fire; wearing...19/11/2020 18:1719/11/2020 18:492
Update: Property fire in HytheUpdate: 14:45 Firefighting operations at the scene of a house fire on Sandling Road in Hythe have been completed, and duty of care has been handed back to the...18/11/2020 08:4619/11/2020 11:584
House fire in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in Appledore Crescent in Folkestone. Four fire engines attended and sadly a man was pronounced dead at the scene. Crews wearing breathing...19/11/2020 07:1519/11/2020 10:534
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Hythe area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 1598.18/11/2020 15:1018/11/2020 15:300
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Sevenoaks area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 1433.16/11/2020 11:2516/11/2020 14:300
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