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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
Out of control bonfire - CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large bonfire which was out of control on Sturry Hill, Canterbury. Firefighters used specialist cold cut system to tackle the deep seat of the fire to...31/03/2015 20:0531/03/2015 20:460
Out of control bonfire - MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a bonfire, which was out of control on Gordon Road, Margate. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to fully extinguish the fire. 03/04/2015 20:2303/04/2015 20:470
Flat fire - GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of smoke issuing from a flat on Victoria Street, Gillingham. Crews located the fire in a basement flat and used a breathing apparatus and hose reel...03/04/2015 21:2403/04/2015 22:120
Car on roof - SheppeyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road traffic crash on Shellness Road, Leysdown-on-sea. On arrival crews were faced with a car, which had flipped onto its roof and was against the sea...03/04/2015 22:0303/04/2015 22:460
Car crash on motorway - DarfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road traffic crash close to the Dartford crossing turn off near the M25. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to free one female casualty from one of...06/04/2015 12:0006/04/2015 12:350
Kitchen fire - HextableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire on Claremont Road, Hextable. Crews used breathing apparatus and hose reel to tackle the fire, along with a positive pressure ventilation fan...07/04/2015 19:1507/04/2015 19:590
Cigarette causes fire on balcony - DealKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire on a flat balcony on West Street, Deal. The fire was caused due to a discarded cigarette melting through a plant pot which was being used for...04/04/2015 16:3304/04/2015 17:190
Children saved after getting stuck in mud - RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Knight Road, Rochester, when four young boys found themselves stuck in mud with the tide rapidly incoming. Crews were able to rescue all four boys and left...06/04/2015 14:2706/04/2015 14:570
Sittingbourne cooking fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Harmony Close, Sittingbourne this morning to a fire within the grill of an electric oven. Crews used a hose reel to put the small fire out. The fire damaged...02/05/2015 10:1302/05/2015 10:360
Hawkhurst road crashFirefighters from Kent and East Sussex were called to Rye Road, Hawkhurst this morning after a car left the roadway. Crews stabilised the vehicle while paramedics assessed the casualty, then...08/05/2015 10:4808/05/2015 11:330
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