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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 timeLocation of incidentNumber of fire engines
Faulty iron causes kitchen fire in SheernessA woman in her late 60s has been treated for smoke inhalation following a fire in her kitchen, which is believed to have been caused by a faulty electrical appliance. Firefighters say she had a lucky...08/05/2021 11:2408/05/2021 12:48St George's Avenue, Sheerness0
Bonfire spreads to houses in SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an out-of-control bonfire that had started to spread in Windmill Road, Sevenoaks.   Four fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing...04/05/2021 14:5104/05/2021 17:45Windmill Road, Sevenoaks4
House fire in Willesborough, AshfordUpdate 11/05/2021: Following an investigation, it’s believed the incident was caused accidentally due to a gas leak from a portable heater. ................................ Update...04/05/2021 07:5704/05/2021 17:35Mill View, in Willesborough, Ashford4
Fire on Dartford heathKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an area of approximately 500 square meters of undergrowth alight on Dartford heath. Crews utilised an all-terrain vehicle and tackled the fire with beaters,...03/05/2021 18:1903/05/2021 19:38Dartford heath4
Fire at a business in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene of a fire at a business on Hawley Road, Dartford. At the height of the fire, six fire engines were in attendance where a number of timber...03/05/2021 11:1203/05/2021 14:51Hawley Road, Dartford6
Fire in gardens in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Hartington Street, Chatham where two sheds, several fence panels, and conifer trees were alight. Crews used a main jet and hose reel jet to put out the...01/05/2021 17:5301/05/2021 19:29Hartington Street, Chatham2
Double decker bus fire - HooKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a double-decker bus that had caught alight on Hoo Road, Rochester. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used four hose reels and compressed air foam tackling...30/04/2021 19:1730/04/2021 19:52Hoo Road, Rochester3
Kitchen fire in RochesterA fire within a kitchen extractor fan was discovered by the resident of a property on Glamford Road, Rochester thanks to the activation of their smoke alarm. On arrival at the scene, crews faced...30/04/2021 14:0030/04/2021 15:57Glamford Road, Rochester2
Bonfire spreads to summerhouse in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service is reminding the public to build bonfires well away from sheds, property and foliage following a summerhouse fire on Brenchley Road in Tonbridge. Two fire engines...30/04/2021 13:1630/04/2021 13:56Brenchley, Tonbridge2
Garden fire in AylesfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a garden fire in Forstal Road, Aylesford. Two fire engines attended and crews used main jets to extinguish the flames, which had spread to...29/04/2021 12:0129/04/2021 13:00Forstal Road, Aylesford2
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