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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
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
Woman cut free from car following crash near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a three-vehicle crash on the A28 near the Shalmsford Street junction in Chartham near Canterbury. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue...26/11/2019 17:0626/11/2019 17:272
Basement fire in Chatham Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the basement of a three-storey property in Herman Terrace, Chatham. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose...26/11/2019 06:0826/11/2019 07:282
Notification Kent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Maidstone area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 213121/11/2019 11:5021/11/2019 16:500
Single car crash - RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a car crash involving a single car on Ropers Lane, Rochester. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to perform and b-post rip to release the female driver...19/11/2019 17:3119/11/2019 18:394
Tumble dryer fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in an outbuilding on Hazel Avenue in Maidstone. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to a small fire in the building, which was...19/11/2019 08:0919/11/2019 08:292
Update: Large haystack fire near Westgate on SeaUpdate at 0830 on 20/11/19: One fire engine remains at the scene of a haystack fire on Minster Road near Westgate On Sea.Those living and working nearby are still advised to keep windows and...19/11/2019 02:4720/11/2019 16:324
Domestic property fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a domestic property on Plumpton Walk in Canterbury. Two fire engines were in attendance and crews arrived to a large fire in the bedroom area of...18/11/2019 11:5718/11/2019 12:412
Hot ash starts fire in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire at a domestic property on Island Wall in Whitstable. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and firefighters arrived to an external fire rapidly...18/11/2019 10:3918/11/2019 11:493
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