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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
Dogs rescued from kitchen fire in StroodThree dogs were rescued from a bungalow after a toaster caught alight in the kitchen. Two fire engines were sent to the home in Millfordhope Road, in Strood, Rochester, and crews wearing...28/05/2021 21:3928/05/2021 22:392
Outbuilding fire in DoddingtonKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in an outbuilding near Norton Lane in Doddington, Sittingbourne. Three fire engines were sent to the scene, and crews wearing breathing...28/05/2021 12:5228/05/2021 13:523
House fire in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a house fire on Southbourne Road in Folkestone. Two fire engines were sent to the incident, and crews arrived to smoke issuing from the kitchen...28/05/2021 08:5328/05/2021 09:532
Sounding smoke alarm alerts residents to kitchen fire in RamsgateThanks to a sounding smoke alarm, two people were able to safely escape their home after a fire started in the kitchen. Two fire engines were sent to the house in Memel Place, Ramsgate, and crews...27/05/2021 04:1427/05/2021 05:502
Kitchen fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a kitchen fire at a house in Lughorse Lane, in Hunton, Maidstone. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews wore breathing...26/05/2021 21:2326/05/2021 23:303
Grass fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service is issuing safety advice around accidental grass, crop and woodland fires following a grass fire in Dartford Heath. Two fire engines were sent to the incident, and crews...26/05/2021 19:4226/05/2021 20:112
Caravan fire in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a caravan fire on Pean Hill in Whitstable. Three fire engines were sent to the scene, and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets...24/05/2021 14:3824/05/2021 15:453
Vehicle fire on M2 near BredhurstKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a vehicle alight which was towing a horse box, on the M2 coast-bound between junction 3 and junction 4, near Bredhurst. Two fire engines attended and...23/05/2021 09:1023/05/2021 09:472
Fire in loft - SevenoaksFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a high-pressure hose to put out a fire in the loft of a property in Hever Avenue, West Kingsdown, near Sevenoaks. There are no reports of any injuries...22/05/2021 17:2922/05/2021 18:183
Lorry fire closes M20 in both directions between J8 and J9Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a lorry fire on the M20 London-bound, between junction 8 for Hollingbourne and junction 9 for Ashford, resulting in both carriageways being closed. Five...22/05/2021 10:3522/05/2021 12:395
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