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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
Man freed from car after M25 crash between Swanley and DarenthKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a crash involving one vehicle on the M25 anti-clockwise, between junction 3 for Swanley and junction 2 for Darenth. Two fire engines attended and crews used...27/09/2019 10:4027/09/2019 11:302
Bonfire smoke drifting across A20, Folkestone Update at 13:10: The bonfire has been extinguished. The earlier advice to close windows and doors, and to avoid the area, has been lifted. ...................................... Firefighters...26/09/2019 11:4026/09/2019 13:012
Canterbury bedroom fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in Bekesbourne Lane, Canterbury after receiving a 999 call shortly before 7pm. The family had evacuated the property before fire crews...25/09/2019 18:5425/09/2019 19:383
Dover shop fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire in the ground floor of a shop in Biggin Street, Dover just before 5.20pm. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose...24/09/2019 17:1824/09/2019 19:072
Haystack fire near TenterdenPeople living and working in Wittersham near Tenterden are advised to close windows and doors due to smoke coming from a haystack fire, which is burning out under controlled conditions. There are no...23/09/2019 00:4724/09/2019 19:040
Bonfire spreads to farm building in AyleshamKent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a fire in Ratling Road, Aylesham. Four fire engines and around 16 firefighters are tackling the blaze which involves a large bonfire that has spread to a...22/09/2019 13:3722/09/2019 16:104
Vehicle fire spreads to house - Isle of GrainKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a vehicle alight on the driveway of a property in St James Close on the Isle of Grain. Two fire engines were initially dispatched to investigate,...21/09/2019 20:5922/09/2019 03:504
Cooker fire - SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a cooker fire in a property on College Road, Sittingbourne. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to tackle the fire which had spread from...20/09/2019 20:1820/09/2019 21:222
Roof fire - Sittingbourne Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Shortlands Road, Sittingbourne to reports of a roof fire. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to tackle and extinguish the fire. The...20/09/2019 19:2820/09/2019 21:154
Outbuilding fire in Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an outbuilding alight on Queen Street in Paddock Wood. Three fire engines were in attendance and firefighters arrived to a small outbuilding, a...20/09/2019 13:4720/09/2019 15:023
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