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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
Single car crash in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road crash involving a single vehicle on Heath Lane in Dartford. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used stabilisation blocks and hydraulic...10/12/2020 13:3410/12/2020 15:032
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Margate area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 559. 08/12/2020 03:0508/12/2020 03:270
Fire in a flat near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Eyhorne Street in Hollingbourne, near Maidstone, to reports of a fire in a flat. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose...05/12/2020 23:4006/12/2020 02:382
M20 crash in-between Wrotham and SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of crash involving multiple vehicles on the M20 London-bound carriageway, in-between Wrotham and Swanley. Two fire engines attended and crews...03/12/2020 15:0203/12/2020 15:402
Fire in bedroom - SnodlandFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have tackled a fire in the bedroom of a property using a high-pressure hose. After putting out the flames, crews used a large fan to drive smoke and fumes out...02/12/2020 18:0002/12/2020 18:482
Caravan fire in Willesborough, AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a caravan alight in Osborne Road, in Willesborough, Ashford. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus...01/12/2020 23:0701/12/2020 23:432
Fire in loft - GillinghamFire crews wearing breathing apparatus have tackled a blaze that broke out in the loft of a terraced home in Tennyson Road, Gillingham. Firefighters used a high-pressure hose to deal with the...30/11/2020 19:2830/11/2020 21:182
Lorryload of hay alight - A257 Sandwich Road, Ash, near CanterburyFirefighters are dealing with a lorryload of hay (around 12 tonnes) which has caught alight and spread to the lorry trailer, on the A257 Ash Bypass, near Canterbury. The road is currently closed...30/11/2020 17:4401/12/2020 02:003
Man led to safety after fire in flat - ChathamA man's been led to safety and treated for the effects of breathing in smoke following a fire at a flat in Mill Lane, Chatham. The casualty was then passed to the care of...28/11/2020 12:0528/11/2020 12:412
Three car crash in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a car crash involving three cars on Sutton Road, Maidstone. On arrival, crews worked to free one person who was trapped in one of the cars. Crews used...26/11/2020 18:2026/11/2020 19:172
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