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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
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Maidstone area for training purposes. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference number 2327. 31/12/2020 13:4531/12/2020 13:500
Woman rescued after crash - A249 near MaidstoneFirefighters using hydraulic rescue equipment have freed a woman from her vehicle following a crash on the A249 northbound. Crews worked to make space for paramedics to assess the casualty before...29/12/2020 18:2429/12/2020 19:253
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Detling area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 1934.29/12/2020 11:3429/12/2020 12:020
Roof fire in Petham near CanterburyFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have dealt with a roof alight on a single-storey property in Petham, near Canterbury. Crews used a high-pressure hose to put out the fire, cutting away...28/12/2020 15:0228/12/2020 16:323
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Headcorn area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 207027/12/2020 20:3027/12/2020 20:450
Unstable chimney in Herne BayKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an unstable chimney stack in High Street, Herne Bay. Two fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to the scene, as well as a team from the...27/12/2020 09:4227/12/2020 16:132
Industrial fire in SittingbourneUpdate 2pm: Firefighting work has now finished at the scene of a fire in Gas Road, Sittingbourne. Three fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets and water from a hydrant to...27/12/2020 08:4127/12/2020 12:413
Flood-related incidents in KentKent Fire and Rescue Service has today (27 December) been called to a number of flood-related incidents in Faversham, Tonbridge, Canterbury, Maidstone and Ashford. Incidents have included flooded...27/12/2020 06:2727/12/2020 21:570
Woodchip fire in DetlingUpdate: 1:00pm 30 December One fire engine remains at the scene of a fire involving a pile of woodchip in Friningham, Detling near Maidstone. Crews have worked to get the fire under control and...27/12/2020 04:02 1
Wooden workshop destroyed by fire in HarrietshamKent Fire and Rescue Service has been at the scene of a fire involving a wooden workshop in Greenway Lane, Harrietsham. On arrival the crews found a wooden caravan well alight. Three fire engines and...23/12/2020 15:3923/12/2020 19:153
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