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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
Large area of grass alight in SandwichKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Sandwich Bay in Sandwich, to reports of grass and undergrowth alight. Three fire engines and an all-terrain vehicle attended, and crews extinguished the...08/05/2020 20:4208/05/2020 23:063
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Tunbridge Wells area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 0481.07/05/2020 10:5007/05/2020 11:150
Crews called to large bonfire in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large bonfire in Bourne Close, Tonbridge. Two fire engines attended and crews used hose reels to extinguish the blaze, which caused damage to nearby...05/05/2020 23:3406/05/2020 00:032
Kitchen fire - GravesendFirefighters were called by neighbours to reports of smoke issuing from the kitchen of a property in St James's Avenue, Gravesend. Upon arrival, they found blackened windows and high temperature...02/05/2020 23:1803/05/2020 00:343
Fire in bedroom in ChathamCorrection: Please note the address of this incident has been corrected to read Honeysuckle Close, Chatham, rather than Honeysuckle Close, Hempstead....02/05/2020 20:5402/05/2020 22:383
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
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