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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
Chimney fire in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a chimney fire at a property on Grange Road, Ramsgate. Crews used chimney fire rods from the inside of the property, as well as a fog spike to create a hole...20/03/2021 16:2820/03/2021 18:462
Kitchen fire in AshfordCrews are reminding people to keep cookers clean and clear, following a kitchen fire in Ashford. Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire at a flat in Billington Grove,...19/03/2021 07:2219/03/2021 07:522
Shed fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a shed fire in Dartford, which is believed to have spread from discarded smoking materials. Two fire engines were sent to the scene of the fire on...17/03/2021 22:1117/03/2021 22:382
Outbuildings alight in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of two outbuildings alight in Hythe Road, Ashford. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used main jets and hose reel...15/03/2021 15:2115/03/2021 17:263
Person rescued from two-vehicle crash near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving two vehicles between Junction 7 and Junction 8 of the M20, near Maidstone. Three fire engines were sent to the scene, and crews used...12/03/2021 08:1312/03/2021 09:053
One person rescued following single-vehicle crash - Otterden near FavershamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a single-vehicle crash in Otterden Road, Otterden, near Faversham. Three fire engines were sent to the incident, and crews used hydraulic cutting...11/03/2021 19:5711/03/2021 21:443
One person rescued following single-vehicle crash - Harbledown near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a single-vehicle crash by the Boughton Bypass in Upper Harbledown, Canterbury. Three fire engines were sent to the incident, and crews used hydraulic...11/03/2021 15:3511/03/2021 16:493
Roof fire - Petham near CanterburySix fire engines and around 30 firefighters were sent to reports of the roof of a property alight in Stone Street, Petham, near Canterbury. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire using...06/03/2021 17:5006/03/2021 20:416
Bin store fire in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a wooden bin store alight in Romney Avenue, Folkestone. Two fire engines attended and firefighters wore breathing apparatus while using hose...05/03/2021 02:1305/03/2021 02:452
Commercial building fire in WrothamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a building fire at a commercial premises in London Road, Wrotham. Four fire engines and a bulk water carrier were sent to the scene and crews...04/03/2021 21:1004/03/2021 23:024
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