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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
Candle causes fire in Gillingham homeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Shakespeare Road in Gillingham, to reports of a house fire. Two fire engines attended and crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish a bedroom door...24/10/2020 04:4124/10/2020 06:032
Out of control bonfire in FavershamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an out of control bonfire in a scrap yard off New Creek Road, Faversham. Two fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets to tackle...23/10/2020 03:3323/10/2020 05:422
Car fire in SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a car alight on the A2 London-bound, near Swanley. Two fire engines attended and crews wore breathing apparatus while using hose reel jets to...22/10/2020 21:5022/10/2020 22:272
Caravan fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a caravan fire on Green Street in Dartford. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to find the caravan well alight....22/10/2020 15:5622/10/2020 16:182
Kitchen fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire at a house in St Dunstan’s Terrace, Canterbury. One fire engine attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to...22/10/2020 13:5822/10/2020 14:151
Beach hut fire in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a beach hut alight off Marine Parade, in Tankerton, Whitstable. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used a hose reel jet to...22/10/2020 01:5022/10/2020 03:022
Fire on boat - QueenboroughFirefighters were called to reports of smoke and flames issuing from a boat moored at a wharf in Queenborough on the Isle of Sheppey. Upon arrival, crews discovered a 6.7m (22 foot) pleasure...21/10/2020 18:0221/10/2020 19:302
Vehicle crash in IghthamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a three-vehicle crash on Ismays Road in Ightham, near Sevenoaks. Three fire engines were sent to the scene, and crews used hydraulic rescue...20/10/2020 08:4820/10/2020 09:503
Garden fire near Park Wood, MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire at a home in Bell Meadow, near Park Wood, in Maidstone. Two fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets to extinguish the...19/10/2020 01:2919/10/2020 02:282
Roof fire in Margate Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a roof alight at a house in Gloucester Avenue, Margate. Four fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets...18/10/2020 21:3618/10/2020 22:044
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