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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
Horse rescued from mud near AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a 16-hands-horse down and stuck in mud near Hamstreet Road, Hamstreet near Ashford. The animal rescue unit attended and helped the horse,...24/12/2019 15:5924/12/2019 19:502
Car fire in Longfield Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a car alight on a driveway in The Drive in Longfield, near Dartford. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to...23/12/2019 22:2623/12/2019 23:022
Horse rescue in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a 14-hands-horse stuck in a water-filled ditch in High Halden, Ashford. The animal rescue unit attended and helped the mare, named Belle, to...23/12/2019 09:3523/12/2019 11:050
Notification Kent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Maidstone area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 2294. 23/12/2019 06:0023/12/2019 06:400
Crews tackle fire in Maidstone propertyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a domestic property on Whitmore Street in Maidstone. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to smoke issuing from the first...22/12/2019 17:5022/12/2019 18:252
Woman cut free after two car crash in FawkhamA woman in her late 70s had to be cut free from her car after a two car crash on Valley Road, Fawkham near Dartford. Two fire engines were sent to the scene where crews found the driver trapped in...21/12/2019 16:5921/12/2019 17:482
Caravan park in Yalding evacuated due to floodingAround twenty people have been assisted out of their homes at Little Venice Caravan Park in Yalding due to flooding. Crews were called to the area around 10.34am, firefighters together with the local...21/12/2019 10:3421/12/2019 15:414
Chip pan fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a chip pan fire in Rainham Road, Gillingham. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus put out the flames. A high...18/12/2019 13:5218/12/2019 14:522
Crews called to suspected gas leak in QueenboroughUpdate: 7pm People living and working in the Queenborough area no longer need to keep doors and windows closed. Residents have been able to return to their homes and the road reopened. Kent Fire...16/12/2019 14:5816/12/2019 17:442
Fire crews respond to barn fire in MardenUpdate: 12:45pm Firefighting operations at the scene of a barn fire in Marden have now been completed and the site has been handed back to the landowner. One fire engine remained at the scene...15/12/2019 21:2616/12/2019 12:126
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