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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
Vehicle fire on M20 between junctions 10 and 11Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a vehicle fire on the M20 London-bound, between junctions 10 and 11, following a crash between two vehicles. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing...19/09/2020 15:1919/09/2020 16:083
Garden fire in Canterbury Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a garden involving a compost heap, a fence and a pile of logs, in Becketts Wood, Canterbury. Two fire engines attended and crews put the fire out...19/09/2020 11:3719/09/2020 13:052
Out of control bonfire in DealKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an out of control bonfire in Telegraph Road, Deal. Two fire engines attended and crews extinguished the fire, which had spread to a nearby hedge, trees, a...19/09/2020 11:2419/09/2020 11:552
Shed fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Park Place in Ashford to reports of a shed alight. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus put the fire out using a hose reel jet, a...19/09/2020 04:5919/09/2020 06:142
Overheated battery causes bedroom fire in Margate homeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house in Selborne Road in Margate, to reports of a bedroom fire. Three fire engines attended and the occupants were safely outside on arrival. Crews...19/09/2020 03:2819/09/2020 03:593
Garage alight near TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Upper Green Lane in Shipbourne, near Tonbridge, to reports of a garage fire. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose...18/09/2020 22:1818/09/2020 23:023
Shed fire in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Rainham Road in Chatham to reports of a shed alight. Two fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets to extinguish the fire, which had spread to a...18/09/2020 18:0918/09/2020 18:312
Bus fire near DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Mill Lane in Shepherdswell, near Dover, to reports of a bus on fire. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the blaze....18/09/2020 15:5118/09/2020 16:392
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Ashford area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference number 1700.17/09/2020 10:3017/09/2020 12:000
House fire in GillinghamUpdate: 13:00pm Firefighters have now extinguished the property fire on Moyle Close in Gillingham. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to tackle the blaze, which is believed to...16/09/2020 10:2416/09/2020 12:554
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