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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
Crews tackling bonfire in SittingbourneFire crews were called to Chaffes Lane, Sittingbourne just before 1pm to reports of an out of control bonfire. Firefighters are using a hose reel to bring the fire under control. You can get rid...23/06/2017 14:13 1
Dover house fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in Leighton Road, Dover just after 3am. Two fire engines attended the first arriving within three minutes of receiving the 999 call. Two...24/06/2017 03:03 2
Bin lorry fire in OspringeWe attended a bin lorry fire in London Road, Ospringe. Two fire engines attended and put out the fire using a main jet and a hose reel, with water from a hydrant. Kent Police also attended for...03/07/2017 06:25 2
Storage unit fire in BirchingtonFirefighters are attending a fire at a storage unit in Canterbury Road, Birchington containing scaffolding boards and poles, as well as a light goods vehicle alight. Crews are using a cold-cutting...11/07/2017 14:51 3
Barn fire WrothamKFRS crews have been called to a fire in a barn, containing bales of hay, in London Road, Wrotham. They have used covering jets and a main jet to tackle the fire. 11/08/2017 12:33 3
Chatham kitchen fireKFRS crews attended a fire in a flat in High Street, Chatham where a cooking fire had spread to the extractor fan. The fire was already out on arrival, but crews used a positive pressure ventilation...11/08/2017 18:51 3
Two car crash on A249 StockburyFirefighters are at a two car crash on the A249 Sheppey-bound between Stockbury roundabout and Key Street roundabout. Kent Police and South East Coast Ambulance Service are also at the scene.16/08/2017 13:09 3
Large haystack fire in BredhurstUpdate 10:30am Crews carried out a watching brief overnight at the scene of a fire involving a large quantity of baled straw in Bredhurst. One fire engine remains on the scene, and has been joined by...22/08/2017 17:21 2
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched a drone in the area of James Whatman Way as part of a training exercise. For privacy concerns contact KFRS quoting reference 1972.22/08/2017 14:30 0
Building fire - Crockenhill2pm UPDATE The incident has been reduced to one fire engine. The crew is monitoring for hotspots and damping down. ------------------------------------------------------------- Kent Fire and...10/10/2017 00:12 4
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