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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
Car fire in Twydall near GillinghamThree people have been passed to the care of paramedics following a car fire in Beechings Way, Twydall, near Gillingham. After extinguishing the flames using a high-pressure hose, firefighters...10/09/2020 20:5010/09/2020 21:472
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the St Mary's Island area of Chatham. For privacy enquiries contact us quoting reference number 1047.10/09/2020 15:3010/09/2020 20:160
Update: Building fire near ChathamUpdate: 10pm Fire crews have completed firefighting operations at this incident, however a watching brief for any hot spots is being maintained overnight. The building has been significantly...10/09/2020 13:3310/09/2020 20:1610
Out-of-control bonfire in Hawkhurst, near CranbrookKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of large amounts of smoke in Slip Mill Lane, in Hawkhurst, near Cranbrook. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used hose reel...10/09/2020 02:2410/09/2020 02:573
Bin store fire in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a bin store alight in Hopewell Drive, Chatham. Two fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets to extinguish the flames. No...09/09/2020 05:5609/09/2020 07:002
Sinking boat in SandwichKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a sinking motor boat on the River Stour in Richborough, Sandwich. Three fire engines attended, as well as the Water Safety Unit, and crews...09/09/2020 00:0609/09/2020 04:073
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Maidstone area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 070307/09/2020 02:4007/09/2020 03:250
Woman rescued after two-vehicle crash - DealA woman's been rescued from the wreckage of a car after it was in collision with a van in Mill Road, Deal. Firefighters worked closely with paramedics to effect safe removal of the casualty to...06/09/2020 20:3506/09/2020 20:572
Bin fire at Sittingbourne schoolKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire at a school in South Avenue, Sittingbourne. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to...06/09/2020 16:0006/09/2020 17:412
Notification Kent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the area of Hoo, near Rochester. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 291.05/09/2020 12:4505/09/2020 13:100
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