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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
Lightning sparks roof fire in Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a house fire on Speldhurst Hill in Tunbridge Wells. Six fire engines were sent to the scene and firefighters arrived to smoke issuing from the...01/05/2020 14:1501/05/2020 17:076
Duck rescue in SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to rescue five ducklings who had got themselves into a bit of a flap. Crews arrived in one fire engine and used ladders to reach the baby ducks, who were...29/04/2020 09:2429/04/2020 10:181
Tumble dryer fire in Bexley homeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a tumble dryer in the ground floor utility room of a home in Summerhouse Drive, Bexley near Dartford. Crews arrived to find the tumble...28/04/2020 16:3628/04/2020 17:372
Young horse rescued from mud near SandwichKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a water filled ditch near Richborough Road, Sandwich to reports a horse had become stuck in mud. On arrival officers tried to rescue the horse, which...26/04/2020 12:1426/04/2020 13:530
Small fire in Margate apartment block bin chuteKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in the bin chute of Invicta House in Millmead Road, Margate. On arrival crews discovered a small fire in a waste bin of the bin chute...25/04/2020 19:0425/04/2020 19:204
Crews tackle vehicles on fire in SnodlandKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in Bramley Road, Snodland last night that involved two vehicles. Two fire engines were sent to the scene, and on arrival crews found a van on the...24/04/2020 17:3524/04/2020 19:002
Update: Fire on a farm near MaidstoneThe fire is now out and crews are damping down any remaining hot spots. Gas cylinders exploded in the fire early on in the incident, resulting in loud bangs heard by the local community. There are no...21/04/2020 10:5921/04/2020 12:122
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Maidstone area. For privacy queries, please contact us quoting reference 1798.21/04/2020 10:0521/04/2020 11:420
Fire in open - BroadstairsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire on Dane Valley Road, Broadstairs. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets and compressed air foam to suppress the fire....20/04/2020 17:0220/04/2020 18:083
Fire in property - AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a property on Bournewood, Ashford. On arrival at the property, crews faced smoke issuing. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire with...19/04/2020 16:4119/04/2020 17:282
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